[Mailman-Users] Redirecting bounces?

Thomas Gramstad thomas at ifi.uio.no
Thu Sep 21 20:52:31 CEST 2000

Yes, OK.  But that still doesn't answer my question: What address
does Mailman expect to receive bounces to in order to start bounce
processing?  Is it the list address or some other address?

Thomas Gramstad
thomas at ifi.uio.no


> when you get a bounce it usually means mailman bounce detection couldn't
> recognize the message as a bounce. your options are:
> * hack mailman to make it recognize the message you are getting
> * ask the postmaster to the domain you are getting bounces from to change
> their mta to something that can grasp some ressemblance of standards when
> dealing with bounces.
> On Wed, 20 Sep 2000, Thomas Gramstad wrote:
> > Mailman's automatic bounce handling with disabling is a good
> > feature.  But sometimes the bounces bypass Mailman because they
> > are addressed to listname-owner at list.address.  Then I get them in
> > my mailbox, and I'll have to unsub them manually.  I was wondering
> > if there is a way around this -- that is, can I remail, forward or
> > redirect such bounces to mailman so that they enter mailman's
> > automatic bounce handling?  If so, which address to I remail them
> > to?  I tried to remail them to the list address, but that only
> > generates an error message from mailman to the effect "loop
> > detected, message discarded".
> > 
> > Thomas Gramstad
> > thomas at ifi.uio.no
> > 
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