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Configuring Sendmail to send duplicate messages to the administrator

 
Andrew Kaplan
Super Advisor

Configuring Sendmail to send duplicate messages to the administrator

Hi there --

I am running a website that is a 'clearinghouse' for files being sent to and received from my company. The website sends e-mail notifications to the intended recipients. The Sendmail server is used for this latter purpose.

To keep close watch of what is being sent and received, I would like to configure Sendmail to send a duplicate message to the administrator whenever a transaction takes place. I realize this is 'Big Brother' in action, but my reasoning is to ensure the site is being used properly.

How can I configure Sendmail to send duplicate e-mails to the administrator? Thanks.

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Matti_Kurkela
Honored Contributor

Re: Configuring Sendmail to send duplicate messages to the administrator

Wouldn't the log messages produced by Sendmail (typically stored in /var/log/mail.log) serve the same purpose in a more compact format?

 

Edit: The software that runs the clearinghouse website might produce some useful logs too.

 

As far as I can see, the most useful form of data in this situation would be a log with messages like "User X sent a document titled Y (size Z) to recipients A, B and C."

MK