[Mailman-Users] RE: Mail bouncing if sent to mailman-owner at testlist.localdomain2.com
r.barrett at openinfo.co.uk
Sat Jul 19 08:17:09 CEST 2003
On Saturday, July 19, 2003, at 01:06 AM, Paul H Byerly wrote:
> Shobhan Challa wrote:
>> Thanks for your mail, but i tried creating mailing-list on the
>> command-line like this:
>> $: /mailman/bin/newlist --quiet
>> Enter the name of the list: mylist
>> Enter the email of the person running the list:
>> root at localdomain2.com
>> Initial mylist password:
>> Entry for aliases file:
>> ## mylist mailing list
>> ## created: 18-Jul-2003 root
>> mylist: "|/mailman/mail/wrapper post
>> mylist-admin: "|/mailman/mail/wrapper mailowner
>> mylist-request: "|/mailman/mail/wrapper mailcmd
>> mylist-owner: mylist-admin
> Looks about right. Different than what I get, but it could be
> the version being run.
>> should i need to add the above three lines to my /etc/alaises ..??
> Correct, although I count 4 lines.
>> If so any mail i address to 'mailman-owner' will be sent..??
> The aliases intercept the mail and redirect it to the mail
> Mailman program. Where the owner mail goes will depend on the setting
> for the list. In this case owner is redirected to admin, which is
> redirected to the mail man wrapper and mailowner.
>> and also i didnt find the program 'newaliases'.
> It is part of Linux, and on many (most?) systems it must be run
> after changes are made to the aliases file in order for the changes to
> be registered. Check the comments at the top of your /etc/aliases
> file for information.
If all else fails, running sendmail with the -bi option should rebuild
the aliases database.
> <>< Paul
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