[Mailman-Users] Help needed - sendmail/mailman problem

Remco van den Berg RvdBerg at dse.nl
Thu Nov 30 23:07:55 CET 2000

Hello all,

I'm new to Mailman and trying to switch over from Majordomo to Mailman.
But I'm having some problems I cannot find in a FAQ or so.

So any help is welcome.

Let's explain what I did, and my problem...

I installed Python-2.0.tar.gz
I compiled and installed Mailman-2.0 as described in the INSTALL file.

I created the list 'test' as descibed and added the aliases. Run `newaliases`
and read README.SENDMAIL but cause I don't use 'smrsh' nothing important to
do for sendmail.

So far so fine... but then I tried to subscribe to my own list.

Using a separate account (vcepsv) on my PC (same PC as the sendmail/mailman
software is running on)  I subscribed on the 'test' list by using
the web-page "http://remco.homeip.net/mailman/listinfo/test".

The subscribed account receives a mail (as expected), and I replied on
that. And then the mail to 'test-admin' is not correctly delivered.

Here I have some lines from my mail-log file:

The mail caused by the web-subscribtion:

Nov 30 22:53:46 jupiter sendmail[11020]: eAULrjS11020: from=<test-admin at remco.homeip.net>, size=1538, class=-60, nrcpts=1, msgid=<200011302153.eAULrjS11020 at jupiter.strijp.Ehv.nl>, proto=ESMTP, daemon=MTA, relay=IDENT:65534 at localhost []
Nov 30 22:53:47 jupiter sendmail[11021]: eAULrjS11020: to=<vcepsv at remco.homeip.net>, delay=00:00:02, xdelay=00:00:01, mailer=local, pri=138782, dsn=2.0.0, stat=Sent

Then the reply on the mail to confirm:

Nov 30 22:55:47 jupiter sendmail[11043]: eAULtlH11043: from=vcepsv, size=1546, class=0, nrcpts=1, msgid=<20001130225547.A11024 at jupiter.strijp.Ehv.nl>, relay=vcepsv at localhost
Nov 30 22:55:50 jupiter sendmail[11045]: eAULtlH11043: to="|/home/mailman/mail/wrapper mailcmd test", ctladdr=test-request at remco.homeip.net (2/0), delay=00:00:03, xdelay=00:00:03, mailer=prog, pri=31546, dsn=2.0.0, stat=Sent

Followed by the mail back to the user vcepsv:

Nov 30 22:56:05 jupiter sendmail[11050]: eAULu5S11050: from=<test-admin at remco.homeip.net>, size=784, class=-60, nrcpts=1, msgid=<200011302156.eAULu5S11050 at jupiter.strijp.Ehv.nl>, proto=ESMTP, daemon=MTA, relay=IDENT:28 at localhost []
Nov 30 22:56:06 jupiter sendmail[11051]: eAULu5S11050: to=<vcepsv>, delay=00:00:01, xdelay=00:00:01, mailer=local, pri=138114, dsn=2.0.0, stat=Sent

in which is standing:

"Your request has been forwarded to the list administrator for approval"

but this mail is never arriving at the list administrators email address:

Nov 30 22:57:04 jupiter sendmail[11058]: eAULv4S11058: <test-admin at remco.homeip.net>... User unknown
Nov 30 22:57:04 jupiter sendmail[11058]: eAULv4S11058: from=<test-admin at remco.homeip.net>, size=1002, class=0, nrcpts=0, proto=ESMTP, daemon=MTA, relay=IDENT:28 at localhost []

Very strange because I can send a normal mail to <test-admin at remco.homeip.net>
which is delivered.

So what could be wrong here? 


    Remco van den Berg                           Admin/SO/helpdesk DSE      
      ICQ: 47514668         rvdberg at dse.nl         http://www.dse.nl/       

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