[Mailman-Users] Mailman on QMail with Closed Relay
data345 at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 20 04:30:33 CEST 2002
When something like that happens, it occurs to me that qmail "thinks"
it's more than one host. This is also called virtual hosting.
and see if you have more than one entry. Also see if you inadvertently
wildcarded an entry. For example, if you have
then you've stated that you are receiving mail for any email message
in that domain (such as somebody at hell.heaven.af.mil; assuming the account
"somebody" is on your machine).
If rcpthosts doesn't exist, then the setting defaults to "me".
One other thing: There are 2 separate logs on qmail, one for smtp
and the other for local delivery. With my configuration of qmail
I have my logs located in
There are 2 directories,
I'm not sure if you're aware of mailman's logs, they are usually located
--- Phil Grimpo <pgrimpo at inspirmedia.org> wrote:
> I've been checking the qmail logs and it looks like it doesn't even try
> to send messages off the server, I just see sending to local. Any idea
> what other logs I could check?
> -Phil Grimpo
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Al Sparks [mailto:data345 at yahoo.com]
> Sent: Sunday, August 18, 2002 12:35 PM
> To: Phil Grimpo
> Subject: RE: [Mailman-Users] Mailman on QMail with Closed Relay
> Actually, I was going by the documentation in "Life with qmail" by Dave
> Sill. His way to configures tcpserver a little different. I hadn't
> realized there was a more generic file structure for tcpserver in use.
> To ensure that tcpserver is accessing the right database file, do a
> ps -auxw | egrep tcpserver
> and see what the -x switch is set to. If it's
> tcserver -x /etc/tcprules.d/qmail-smtp.cdb
> and that's the name of your database file, then you're doing the right
> thing. I would also do a
> man tcprules
> to make sure the formatting and syntax of your tcprules file is correct.
> Lastly (or firstly), check the qmail logs and see if there's any errors
> in sending out messages.
> === Al
> --- Phil Grimpo <pgrimpo at inspirmedia.org> wrote:
> > I do not have a tcp.smtp file, but do have /etc/tcprules.d/ and did
> > the entry in qmail-smtp and rebuilt the database. Do I need to have
> > tcp.smtp also?
> > -Grimps
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Al Sparks [mailto:data345 at yahoo.com]
> > Sent: Saturday, August 17, 2002 5:25 PM
> > To: Phil Grimpo
> > Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Mailman on QMail with Closed Relay
> > --- Phil Grimpo <pgrimpo at inspirmedia.org> wrote:
> > > I recently closed my open relay in QMail and now Mailman will only
> > send
> > > to users who have mailboxes on the local machine. It will not send
> > > 'off-site'. I have the IP of the local machine in the qmail-smtp
> > file.
> > > Any ideas on what might have gotten messed up that this no longer
> > works?
> > >
> > > -Grimps
> > >
> > Just to confirm, you have placed the entry in
> > /etc/tcp.smtp
> > and then ran
> > # tcprules /etc/tcp.smtp.cdb /etc/tcp.smtp.tmp < /etc/tcp.smtp
> > to update the database file?
> > Also, it's "qmail" not "QMail"
> > === Al
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