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Does Mail log errors into a console or text file somewhere?

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Go to /Library/Scripts/Mail Scripts/Turn On Logging.scpt and Run that. Otherwise, go here: http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=2004101603285984

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Start with:

/var/log/mail.log

most easily viewed with /Applications/Utilities/Console.app

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Looked there already, didn't exist. –  Moshe Sep 1 '11 at 2:33
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Apple have provided an API to a logger database. Apple use the datbase in Mail

The messages are then viewable using the Console.app

Choose All Messages in the lefthand sidebar Filter on Mail

e.g. example console.app grab

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