Basically search through the postfix maillog for a pattern, extract the postfix message id from each matched line, and then search through the log file for each corresponding line.
This rebuilds your original search with some more context, and makes it a snap to trace a message through its lifecycle…
Welcome to the Open Sourcery Archives. These are my older blog posts, from days
gone by. I'm keeping them up as part of the historical record. That, and I'm
strangely sentimental about them.
Please keep in mind that things most certainly have changed since these articles
were written, links to external sites might be broken, and general thinking might
Regardless of all this, I hope you enjoy your stay!