I want all mails sent to the list to come from the list's email address...
But, in this case, if the user forgets to sign their name at the
bottom of their mail body, effectively the mail to the list is
Is there a way to add the user name (or email address) to the top of
each mail so that the mails have the name of the sender, while the
mail itself comes from the list address?
I have looked high and low for an answer, but noone seems to have the solution.
Hi - I have searched FAQ and archives to find an answer. Hoping you can
I have a new list (with previously imported addresses) for announcements
only, and wish these announcements to be received immediately.
I set the defaults to allow non-digest and to not allow digest.
I wish to send out announcements in html, and so wish to make the
default for new subscribers be MIME. While I see a setting under Digest
Options (MIME_is_Default_Digest), I don't see any equivalent option
under Non-Digest Options... and new subscribers continue to come in as
In order to avoid having to manually change this option for each
existing subscriber, is there a way to force all existing subscribers to
receive MIME in Non-Digest mode?
If not, is there a way to force all NEW subscribers to be enrolled with
MIME as their default?
Also, is there a way to "lock" the MIME switch on, so that users who try
to change their option to plain text will be prevented from doing so?
I've got another problem with Qmail/Plesk/Mailman (same customer,
rebuilt server). Plesk is 7.5.4 reloaded.
Mail delivered fails with "need GID 110 got 101" error. I set up the
brute-force wrapper to deliver with GID 110, and set the permissions
correctly for it to work. Now, I'm getting the following (broken up
into multiple lines for courtesy):
qmail: 1157518628.995172 delivery 726: success:
I'm about ready to pull my hair out. I even added the popuser user to
the mailman group in /etc/passwd.
So, that being said, are there any ideas out there? I have been
messing with this for a week, and have not come up with anything else
Douglas G. Phillips
Simple Business Solutions
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I have the task of setting up a replacement for an existing
Mailman/Postfix server. I am new to Mailman and I am looking for some
guidance in this transition. Mailman is currently being used solely as
a diffusion of information. That is, it does not accept contributions
from list members (read-only).
Firstly, should I attempt to migrate data/files over to the new system
or should I start fresh?
The new system will be running OpenBSD 4.0.
Other comments welcome.
Howdy, I'm seeing the following oddity with header_filter_rules.
I have 2 rules set up. For a given test message, Rule 1 does not match,
and Rule 2 does. If I have Rule 1 set to discard, and Rule 2 set to Hold,
the message is discarded. If I make the single change of setting Rule 2 to
Defer, then the message is accepted.
Any idea why the Action for Rule 1 is being used when Rule 2 is hit? Can
anyone else reproduce this? Am I misunderstanding something about Rule
Using Mailman 2.1.9
We have a site:
with several mailing lists. We have some lists advertised on a
non-default public list info page that we "branded" (thank you Mark for
your help!) here:
and shows only the publicly accessible pages.
These pages have a mailto: owner(a)eaachat.org which is forwarded to
list(a)eaachat.org. We all have various filters set in our MUA to cope
with this. We check the moderator pages of the public lists frequently
for legitimate help requests, in other words the admins are the spam
filters for the domain.
The default mailman list info page is here:
All lists are closed to non member posts and the subscribe policy is
confirm and approve.
My question is - are spamers able to pick up lists from the default (but
not easily accessible) default mailman listinfo page and start
bombarding us with spam on all lists? Or should I set the "Advertise
this list" option to "no" for the lists on the default listinfo page?
I have been looking around in the docs and have not seen anything that
matches my issue.
I have a couple of mailing lists and every time anyone- member or
non-member posts, everything works fine but the list owner gets
1)An uncaught bounce notification containing an empty attachment
called ForwardedMessage.eml. Thunderbird is the MUA so I'm guessing it
is responsible for determining how to interpret the attachment, but
even if I save it as a text file it is a 2 byte long file with no
visible characters in it...I didn't take a hex editor to it. I
understand why listowner gets these, I'm just not sure how it can work
with a 2 byte file and no headers ;)
2. An email where no subject and no sender appear in the MUA. The
headers are as follows:
Received: from [192.168.10.22] (softdnserr [127.0.0.1])
by mail.mydomain.com with esmtp; Thu, 31 May 2007 09:57:36 -0500id
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 09:57:36 -0500
To: undisclosed-recipients: ;
The interesting things I noticed are:
1. The Received: header line is wrong. The mail server has a DNS
server running on it as well as the MTA. its IP is 192.168.11.22 NOT
10.22 There is no 192.168.10.22 on my network. This happens only for
mailman emails. I don't recall having to set any IPs when I set up
mailman. What is wrong here?
2. The end of the Message-ID: line contains only mydomain, not say,
mydomain.com like non-mailman emails.
3. There is no Sender showing up in the MUA but the Sender: header is
present. It looks like Thunderbird maybe uses the From: header instead
of the Sender header despite naming the column where this would appear
I'd appreciate any thoughts or insight into this. I am confused.
I'm a serious newbie to Mailmain, but I've worked through most of my
installation and basic configuration issues to get it up an running. I do need
some clarification regarding announcement lists. The instructions tell me to
create a new directory:
"In Mailman 2.1.x you can customize the welcome message. Create
a directory lists/<yourlist>/en (assuming English :) and copy
templates/subscribeack.txt to this directory. Then edit this file
for your specific wording. Mailman will use this specialized
template for the English welcome messages."
I'm assuming that this directory is in the root of the /usr/lib/Mailman/
directory. Is this correct? I've created the following directory structure:
/usr/lib/mailman/Lists/XXXX-high-school-announcements/en and copied over the
subscribeack.txt file. I've edited the subscribeack.ext file to reflect what I
want the welcome message to say, but it doesn't seem to be working. I think I
need to configure Mailman to use the new template, but I couldn't find any such
Am I missing something?
Any help is greatly appreciated!
I am trying to run Mailman 2.1.9 on a CentOS 4 server with postfix 2.4.1. I had Mailman 2.1.5 running on a slower system and wanted to offload some apps to this newer server but am having problems. check_perms has no errors. Creating lists works fine and when postings are submitted the messages are delivered to the list admins re posting verifications.
But only a few of the messages are getting delivered. logs/smtp-failure shows many of this type of error:
"delivery to someone(a)gmail.com failed with code -1: (104, 'Connection reset by peer')" I am also seeing many " Low level smtp error: Server not connected, msgid" errors. I did try all the suggested fixes in the FAQ including adding the line to get error output in the logs/error file. And this file is showing successful delivery, such as
"May 26 16:33:44 2007 qrunner(20744): reply: '250 2.1.5 Ok\r\n'
May 26 16:33:44 2007 qrunner(20744): reply: retcode (250); Msg: 2.1.5 Ok
May 26 16:33:44 2007 qrunner(20744): send: 'rcpt TO:<somebody(a)surewest.net>\r\n""
but the majority of the messages are simply stuck in the qfiles/out and qfile/rety directory.
I am running python 2.5.1 so that I could get the error logging to work but this problem happened with python 2.3.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated since my mailing list no longer works at all.