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Show Postfix log file using command line

  1. Open the Terminal.app (Applications/Utilities)
  2. Enter the following prompt and hit enter
    tail -f /private/var/log/mail.log
  3. You can now read the Postfix log file within the Terminal. The log file keeps updating as new entries apply.
  4. Press Ctrl + C to stop the process.