Logging Options

Logging Options is accessible from the Options menu.

CMail Server is capable of logging general system, POP3 and SMTP events that take place in the application to report files. These files can be useful in troubleshooting CMail if problems should arise.

Local SMTP Events
Events which concern the SMTP protocol on the Local Area Network. For example, a local user sending mail to CMail Server.

Local POP3 Events
Events which concern the POP3 protocol on the Local Area Network. For example, a local user collecting mail from CMail Server.

Remote SMTP Events
Events which concern the SMTP protocol between CMail and the Internet. For example, an Internet mail server sending mail to CMail Server.

Local POP3 Events
Events which concern the POP3 protocol between CMail and the Internet. For example, CMail collecting mail from an Internet mail server.

System Events
The system events log contains information which does not fit into the other log files.

Logging Events
To enable or disable logging check the checkboxes next to the events you wish to log. Logs can be viewed or deleted using the relevant buttons.

New log files are started on a daily basis and are kept on the system for the amount of time specified in the Keep realtime log for x days field. Archived logs will be deleted after the amount of time specified in the Delete archive files after x days field.

Note: On large installations of CMail, log files can grow to a large size very quickly. It is recommended that logging only be enabled for troubleshooting purposes.

Disk Space Management
Disk Space Management is a system designed to monitor free diskspace on the partition that CMail Server is installed upon. If the amount of free space reaches the level defined by the Administrator then a number of actions can be performed. The minimum amount of free disk space is defined in the Min space required for server field.

Shutdown SMTP Services
CMail will suspend SMTP services preventing incoming mail being received from local clients and the Internet. CMail will continue to monitor diskspace once every minute. If the amount of free space increases above the minimum required, SMTP services will automatically be resumed and the Administrator notified by email that the service has restarted.

Email notify Adminstrator
When this option is enabled, CMail will send a notification to the Administrator every time it polls the hard disk for the amount of free disk space and the level is below the amount specified in the 'Min space required for server' field.

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