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7.2.2   Sending in the SpamSieve Log File

SpamSieve’s log file contains information about the incoming messages that it has processed as well as the messages that you’ve trained it with. If SpamSieve is not behaving the way that you expect, the log file can help pinpoint the source of the problem. The log file is stored at:

/Users/<username>/Library/Logs/SpamSieve/SpamSieve Log.log

To send in the log file:

  1. Open your Library folder, as described in How can I open the Library folder?.

  2. Inside the Library folder, open the Logs folder.

  3. Inside the Logs folder, open the SpamSieve folder.

  4. Inside the SpamSieve folder, find the SpamSieve Log.log file.

    Note: In most cases, you can ignore old, dated log files, whose names end with .log.bz2. Just send the SpamSieve Log.log file.

  5. Drag the SpamSieve Log.log file into the message window in your e-mail program to attach it to your message. The file should be attached as an enclosure, not as text in the body of the message.

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