Changing location of maillog

We are logging activities of emails. usually these logs are appended in a file maillog which is store in

/var/log/maillog

and its monitor by syslog service

To change the path we need to update the file syslog.conf

we need to change the path as

vi /etc/syslog.conf

#comment out following line which seems like

mail.* -/var/log/maillog

#Put line

mail.* -/path/to/your/folder/maillog

Now we need to restart syslog as

/etc/init.d/syslog restart

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