[Mailman-Users] sendmail problem - User unknown

clay at hsdglobal.com clay at hsdglobal.com
Wed Dec 18 15:19:00 CET 2002

I just installed mailman on Redhat Linux 8.0. Since I saw no documentation
for the RPM version included, I uninstalled that and went the manual way.
I installed with: ./configure --with-cgi-gid=apache. My web pages work
fine. I did see an option for --with-mail-gid. I did not use that as I did
not know the gid for sendmail. I looked in /etc/passwd and did not see a
user "sendmail". When I create a list, I get an email sent. I assume that
the message is being sent from the shell. When I try to send a message to
the list I created I get this reply:

   ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
<test1 at roll.chacity.org>
    (reason: 550 5.1.1 <test1 at roll.chacity.org>... User unknown)
    (expanded from: <test1 at roll.chacity.org>)

   ----- Transcript of session follows -----
.... while talking to localhost.localdomain.:
>>> DATA
<<< 550 5.1.1 <test1 at roll.chacity.org>... User unknown
550 5.1.1 <test1 at roll.chacity.org>... User unknown
<<< 503 5.0.0 Need RCPT (recipient)

/var/log/messages and maillog don't show anything of interest. Help!!!

Clay Stuckey

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