[Mailman-Users] RE: Nothing happens!
alragom at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 29 22:27:36 CEST 2001
Thanks for the advice, I upgraded to sendmail-8.9.3-20 (I didn't make any of
the other changes) and I found the source of the problem.
It turned out that the relay options must be specified in the
/etc/mail/update_pop.conf file not the /etc/mail/access file because this
keeps getting overwriten whenever /usr/sbin/update_pop runs
So I've finally managed to get sendmail to allow localhost relaying, i setup
a test list, and it sends me the new mailing list email :-)
But unfortunately i've got a new problem .....
If I try to access http://www.ourserver.com/mailman/admin/test I get an
"Internal Server Error"
Checking apache's logs I found the following :
error_log:[Sat Jun 30 16:22:25 2001] [error] [client 188.8.131.52]
Premature end of script headers: /home2/mailman/cgi-bin/admin
suexec_log:[2001-06-30 16:22:25]: directory is writable by others:
Is this an Apache problem or is it related to the scripts themselves ?
From: Vizi Szilard [mailto:vizisz at freemail.hu]
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2001 7:38 AM
To: Firas R.
Subject: Re: : Nothing happens !
Firas R. wrote:
> localhost RELAY
> 127.0.0.1 RELAY
Try to put here a:
> Jun 30 06:37:29 ourserver sendmail: GAA14614: ruleset=check_rcpt,
> arg1=<myself at yahoo.com>, relay=localhost [127.0.0.1], reject=550
> <myself at yahoo.com>... Relaying denied
Once this also happened with me, no matter what I modified in the
sendmail it does not accept my message.
There could be 3 things you can do:
1. change the sendmail version
sendmail-8.9.3-20 is working perfectly on my machine, I had
to make a downgrade
2. read the README.SENDMAIL in the mailman source, it shows you
how to react with sendmail in different way
3. Take a look at the /home/mailman/Mailman/Defaults.py
# Delivery module for the message pipeline. See
# Mailman/Handlers/HandlerAPI.py for details. Unless overridden
# in that module, this handler is used for message delivery to the list, and
# to an individual user. This value must be a string naming a module in the
# Mailman.Handlers package.
# SECURITY WARNING: The Sendmail module is not secure! Please read the
# comments in Mailman/Handlers/Sendmail.py for details. Use at your own
#DELIVERY_MODULE = 'Sendmail'
DELIVERY_MODULE = 'SMTPDirect'
You should change to Sendmail instead of SMTPDirect.
One of this have to work!
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