[Mailman-Users] mailman and postfix

Herman Knief hknief at auctionwatch.com
Mon May 22 22:41:14 CEST 2000

if you're using postfix, you need to use the "postalias <location of alias
file>" command rather than the newaliases.

 - Herman

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Kathryn Hill [mailto:hill_kathryn at hotmail.com]
>Sent: Monday, May 22, 2000 1:19 PM
>To: mailman-users at python.org
>Subject: [Mailman-Users] mailman and postfix
>I am trying to set up Mailman 2.0beta2 on a Redhat 6.1 server 
>using Postfix 
>19991231 pl07.  I also have python 1.5.2-7 installed.  I 
>haven't succeeded 
>in getting everything to work together.  I can send and 
>receive mail using 
>postfix but I can't seem to get mailman to send auto responses 
>when I create 
>a newlist.  (I have also copied the aliases into the file 
>/home/mailman/aliases and run newaliases.)  In fact, the only 
>way that I can 
>get mailman to accept mail (without giving the failure to 
>execute script 
>error) is to compile mailman --with-mail-gid=99.  But I still 
>do not receive 
>any subscription info from mailman.
>Postfix's gid is 505 and Mailman is 501, when I compile 
>mailman with either 
>of those, it gives the error to try re-compiling with 99...  
>Have I totally 
>missed something in the setup steps??  Are there permissions set wrong?
>If anyone's got experience or ideas on fixing my setup, I 
>would love to hear 
>from you.  Thanks
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