[Mailman-Users] socket.error

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Mon Mar 20 07:51:24 CET 2000

On Mon, 20 Mar 2000 01:37:21 -0500 (EST) 
Nathan Stratton <nathan at robotics.net> wrote:

> My list is broken again, I did not change anything. If I looked at
> the SMTP errors look I see a much of socket.error /host not found
> (deferred) and Mabe your MTA deamon needs restarting?
> errors. Sendmail is running fine on the box, so I dont know what
> the problem is.

What happens when, from a shell prompt on that box, you do the

  $ telnet localhost smtp

Do you get a welcome message from your MTA?  If you don't that's why
MailMan is complaining.  Debug that and you should be back to

> B) How can I send all the deferred posts?

This will happen automatically as part of the normal cron job.

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