[Mailman-Users] having trouble with using Mailman

Dene Ulmschneider dene at ulmschneiders.com
Sun Apr 7 04:07:40 CEST 2002

I did add the lines to the /etc/aliases file. The newaliases command 
actually returned an error that said:

WARNING: local host name (Morpheus) is not qualified; fix $j in config file
/etc/aliases: 52 aliases, longest 54 bytes, 801 bytes total

I have been trying to find the $j - but I am not sure what config file the 
error is reffering to. Is it reffering to the Snedmail config or the 
Mailman config or something totally different. Any reference I can find 
says the hostname is "morpheus.ulmschneiders.com"

Is that why the SMTP log says the connection is refused? Where do I go form 
here and why am I getting a permission error when
I try to go to http://mailman.ulmschneiders.com? The DNS is pointed 
correctly but it says I do not have permission to access /

Thanks for the help


At 03:23 AM 4/7/2002 +0200, you wrote:
>Did you "after" the command ./new_list copy the listed lines to 
>/etc/aliases ? and then run newaliases ?
>Is there a /mailman/archives/public/test ?
> >Also- isn't there "home page" for admin via the web? I have not found an 
> "index.htm" anywhere in the Mailman folders.
> >Where do I point the httpd.conf to for the DocumentRoot?
>There is not one.
><http://domain.com/mailman/listinfo/>http://domain.com/mailman/listinfo/ , 
>this is the document root.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: <mailto:dene at ulmschneiders.com>Dene Ulmschneider
>To: <mailto:mailman-users at python.org>mailman-users at python.org
>Sent: Sunday, April 07, 2002 2:38 AM
>Subject: [Mailman-Users] having trouble with using Mailman
>Hit there-
>I am running RHL 7.2 with a PIII-500 and 78mb Ram.
>When I type "python" at the prompt - I get the following version output:
>         Python 1.5.2 (#1, Jul 5 2001, 03:02:19) [GCC 2.96 20000731 (Red 
> Hat Linux 7.1 2 on linux-i386
>My install went OK. When I got to the /check_perms I had to use the -f but 
>after that I did get a "no problems" message.
>I am having trouble setting up the lists. I believe that the mail is being 
>refused. Here is my scenario----
>I setup the "test" list as described in the documentation - but never 
>received an email notifying me how to access the list.
>I am also trying to figure out how to setup the httpd.conf to allow access 
>to the server via the web. I have added the following
>to my httpd.conf file for use of Mailman:
>         ScriptAlias /mailman/ "/home/mailman/cgi-bin/"
>         Alias /pipermail/ "/home/mailman/archives/public/"
>         <VirtualHost>
>         ServerAdmin mailman-owner at datatechie.com
>         DocumentRoot /home/mailman/
>         ServerName mailman.datatechie.com
>         ErrorLog mailman-error_log
>         TransferLog mailman-access_log
>         ServerSignature email
>         DirectoryIndex index.php index.html index.htm index.shtml
>         LogLevel warn
>         HostNameLookups off
>         </VirtualHost>
>I am checking the FAQs and is says to check the crontab and I don't see 
>any entries in /etc/crontab for Mailman. I have even run the command 
>crontab crontab.in form /$prefix/cron again to test it an there are still 
>noe entries in /etc/crontab. Am I doing something wrong?
>Then the FAQs said to check the logs and that the aliases are setup 
>correctly. The FAQ says that the aliases should be in
>~mailman/data/aliases - which I can't even find. and the logs show the 
>following error:
>         Apr 06 19:20:01 2002 (6320) All recipients refused: (111, 
> 'Connection refused')
>         Apr 06 19:20:01 2002 (6320) smtp for 1 recips, completed in 0.077 
> seconds
>         Apr 06 18:20:01 2002 (5286) error opening list: test
>         Apr 06 18:20:01 2002 (5286) Dequeuing message destined for 
> missing 
> list:        /home/mailman/qfiles/8d2ce85b7808e4b734c5057735454ab625fbcfce
>         Apr 06 19:24:00 2002 (6388) -1 dene at ulmschneiders.com (ignore)
>Anyone know how I can fix this?
>Also- isn't there "home page" for admin via the web? I have not found an 
>"index.htm" anywhere in the Mailman folders.
>Where do I point the httpd.conf to for the DocumentRoot?
>Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>Thanks Dene.
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