[Mailman-Users] Is it running

Jon Carnes jonc at haht.com
Fri Nov 16 22:44:16 CET 2001

A lot of folks seem to have this misconception. Mailman does not run as a
daemon on your server, rather it runs as a series of script which are kicked
off via cron.  Be sure to "su mailman" and check out the cron entries.  If
your cron table is blank, use the cron values found in

Jon Carnes
----- Original Message -----
From: <miket at scitechsoft.com>
To: <mailman-users at python.org>
Sent: Friday, November 16, 2001 3:57 PM
Subject: [Mailman-Users] Is it running

> How can I tell if mailman is actually running.  I can not find an entry if
> I run ps -aux.  I can mail my server and the aliases appear to work.
> When I mail one of my lists nothing ever gets through, and nothing
> is sent out.  All the html features appear to work.  I can change
> options, and if I make a test list it tells me of the new list but never
> responds.
> I have added the alias info into my /etc/aliases file and run
> newaliases.
> Any help is greatly appreciated.
> MikeT
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