[Mailman-Users] Couple of issues

Keith Howanitz howanitz at nindo.com
Mon Aug 27 18:45:22 CEST 2001

I think your aliases are not working.  If you are using sendmail (default
for Red Hat 7.1) you should have mailman entries in /etc/aliases and then
you should have run the command newaliases as root.


howanitz at nindo.com

On Mon, 27 Aug 2001, Marc Bitner wrote:

> I have a couple of issues that I hope you would please help me with.
> First off, I am running Mailman v2.0.5 on a Red Hat 7.1 box.
> I can access the new list via the web...
> Here are the issues:
> 1.) Users cannot subscribe to the list via the web interface.  The user can input all of their information (e-mail
> address & password), send it to the list and the list will send back a conformation e-mail.  When the user replies to
> the conformation e-mail, it stops there.  The user never receives notification that they have been added to the list.
> And if I look at the Subscriber list via the web interface, they are not there.  But, if I look in
> /home/mailman/logs/subscribe it shows the new members membership as "Pending".
> But, I can go in through the admin interface and manually add them in.  Then they will receive a notification that they
> have been added to the list and will give them the password that Mailman selected for them.
> 2.)  Secondly, if you send a message to the list, it never goes anywhere.  The message never gets sent out to the
> members of the list.

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