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Linux: Count Mail Sent in Past Hour

Posted on 2013-11-15
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From a Linux command line is there any way to find out how many email messages have been sent by the server within the past hour?
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find  /var/log/maillog  -mmin -60 |xargs grep -c "Message accepted for delivery" |wc -l

/var/log/maillog , mail log file may put into diff dir depend on your system



Note: for find with last hour
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find srch_dir -cmin -60 # creation time

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find srch_dir -mmin -60 # modification time
or


 find srch_dir -amin -60 # access time
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find  /var/log/maillog  -mmin -60 |xargs grep -c "Message accepted for delivery" |wc -l

Could you try this  that I changed ?
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Thanks , hava a nice day and good weekend
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