ZCS Administrator Guide 8.0
ZCS Administrator Guide 8.0
Open Source Edition

Monitoring ZCS Servers > Syslog

Zimbra modifies the systems syslog daemon to capture data from the mail and local syslog facility to /var/log/zimbra.log. This allows syslogd to capture data from several ZCS components including Postfix, Amavis, ClamAV, mailboxd, zmconfigd, and logger. The SNMP module uses the data from the log file to generate traps for critical errors. The zmlogger daemon also collects a subset of the data in this file to provide statistics on the utilization of ZCS via the administration console.
By default, mailboxd is configured to log its output to /opt/ZCS/log/mailbox.log. You can enable mailboxd to take advantage of a centralized syslogd infrastructure by enabling the following either globally or by server
zmprov mcf zimbraLogToSysLog True
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