Error in system filter: failed to open filter log file “/var/log/filter.log”

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Error Message ::

Error in system filter: failed to open filter log file “/var/log/filter.log”: permission denied

 

Reason ::

 

> Filter log file “/var/log/filter.log” does not exist

> Incorrect Permission of /var/log/filter.log

 

Resolution ::
1. Check if the log file exist.

#ls -l /var/log/filter.log

/bin/ls: /var/log/filter.log.1: No such file or directory

2. create log file

#touch /var/log/filter.log

3. Change the permission as follow::

# chown cpaneleximfilter.cpaneleximfilter /var/log/filter.log

4. Now just restart the exim service

#/etc/init.d/exim restart


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