[CentOS] yum update (first in a long time) - /var/log/dovecot no longer used

Thu May 5 14:19:47 UTC 2016
John Hodrien <J.H.Hodrien at leeds.ac.uk>

On Thu, 5 May 2016, Gary Stainburn wrote:

> Another change to my Centos 7.2 system since my 'yum update' yesterday is
> that /var/log/dovecot is no longer written to.
> If I do 'systemctl status dovecot' I can see log entries. How can I now do
> the equiv or 'tail -f <logfile>'
> Also, why has this changed, and where is it documented?

I'd take a stab at:

journalctl -fu dovecot

The full RHEL7 System Administrators Guide is well worth a read, but here's
the bit you're probably after.


Or maybe: