[Mailman-Users] disabling bouncing addresses

Jon Carnes jonc at haht.com
Tue Dec 18 18:55:53 CET 2001

Check the logs under ~mailman/logs/..

You should see the bounces there and notes about the bounces indicating
first bounce, second bounce, etc - number of bounces left before the user is
removed from the active list (in <number> of seconds).

Jon Carnes
----- Original Message -----
From: <TDyson at sybex.com>
To: <mailman-users at python.org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2001 11:21 AM
Subject: [Mailman-Users] disabling bouncing addresses

> Can somebody point me to details on the bounce message handling?  v2.0.8
> Here are the things I have set
> Try to figure out error messages automatically? Yes
> Minimum number of days an address has been non-fatally bad before we take
> action : 1
> Minimum number of posts to the list since members first bounce before we
> consider removing them from the list: 1
> Maximum number of messages your list gets in an hour. : 1
> Action when critical or excessive bounces are detected.  Disable and
> me
> So I added a bogus address to the list.  The list owner is getting bounce
> messages from destination MTAs (yahoo and our internal mail server).
> Mailman either isn't getting the info it needs or isn't reacting to what
> info it is getting.
> TIA,
> Thom Dyson
> Director of Information Services
> Sybex, Inc.
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