[Mailman-Users] refused relay (host)

Joern Nettingsmeier nettings at folkwang-hochschule.de
Wed Apr 17 21:15:59 CEST 2002

"Rantanen, TC1" wrote:
> I have mailman up and running, I can post to the list, can look at the list
> archives from the web.
> But when I someone tries to subscribe via the web, an entry in exim_mainlog
> shows
> 2002-04-17 13:36:59  refused relay (host) <username at blah.net> from
> <test-admin at blah.net> H=localhost.localdomain (blah.net) []
> Does the cgi/mailman use a relay?

it looks like your mailer verifies the sender domain of each
incoming message and rejects the mail if it can't be found. this is
becoming more and more common, because spammers often use bogus

try an existing address.

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the yellow snow !
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