[Mailman-Users] can't resolve "smrsh: mailman not available for sendmail programs" issue
ler at lerctr.org
Sun Dec 29 23:08:04 CET 2002
Did you put links to the $MAILMANHOME/mail/mailman program in the
CMDDIR directory for your copy of SMRSH?
--On Sunday, December 29, 2002 13:31:35 -0800 Keith Steward
<ksteward at keithsteward.com> wrote:
> After several attempts to get Mailman installed (including stable 2.0
> final, and newest 2.1rc1), and hitting unresolvable "smrsh: mailman not
> available for sendmail programs" issues (despite trying numerous things),
> i'm just about ready to give up.
> I've been able to get Mailman to send email to a new subscriber asking
> for confirmation, and the /var/log/maillog shows the response to the
> subscriber's confirmation email, but ALWAYS reporting the damn smrsh
> problem: -------- /var/log/maillog segment ------------
> sendmail: gBTEUjD30785: from=<ksteward at keithsteward.com>,
> size=2749, class=0, nrcpts=1,
> Ph8KAAAAQAAAAX+S3UuMa1xGjtQAFXc7j, proto=ESMTP, daemon=MTA,
> relay=steward-family.com [22.214.171.124] smrsh: uid 8: attempt to use
> mailman request test1
> sendmail: gBTEUjD30785: to="|/etc/smrsh/mailman request test1",
> ctladdr=<test1-request at justice4injuredworkers.org> (8/0), delay=00:00:00,
> xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=prog, pri=31743, dsn=5.0.0, stat=Service
> unavailable sendmail: gBTEUjD30785: gBTEUjD30786: DSN: Service
> unavailable sendmail: gBTEUjD30786:
> to=<ksteward at keithsteward.com>, delay=00:00:01, xdelay=00:00:01,
> mailer=esmtp, pri=31843, relay=keithsteward.com. [126.96.36.199],
> dsn=2.0.0, stat=Sent (gBTERt820385 Message accepted for delivery)
> ----------- end segment ---------------
> System information:
> RedHat 7.2, Sendmail 8.11.6, Python-2.2.2
> The /etc/aliases includes:
> ## test1 mailing list
> test1: "|/etc/smrsh/mailman post test1"
> test1-admin: "|/etc/smrsh/mailman admin test1"
> test1-bounces: "|/etc/smrsh/mailman bounces test1"
> test1-confirm: "|/etc/smrsh/mailman confirm test1"
> test1-join: "|/etc/smrsh/mailman join test1"
> test1-leave: "|/etc/smrsh/mailman leave test1"
> test1-owner: "|/etc/smrsh/mailman owner test1"
> test1-request: "|/etc/smrsh/mailman request test1"
> test1-subscribe: "|/etc/smrsh/mailman subscribe test1"
> test1-unsubscribe: "|/etc/smrsh/mailman unsubscribe test1"
> Sendmail can send and receive successfully from a regular (non-Mailman)
> account on the machine running Mailman. newaliases was run after the
> above aliases were added.
> /etc/smrsh contains:
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 31 Dec 29 05:38 mailman ->
> /usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman The permissions on the
> /usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman wrapper are: -rwxr-sr-x 1 mailman
> mailman 39593 Dec 29 05:16 mailman
> Things i've tried:
> * ./configure --with-mail-gid=mail
> * path to mailman wrapper in /etc/aliases as either
> '/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman' or '/etc/smrsh/mailman'
> * ln -s /etc/smrsh/mailman /usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman
> * copying the compiled wrapper (/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman) into
> /etc/smrsh * changing uid/gid of the wrapper to mailman, to mail
> * by-passing sendmail as a test as in: echo "confirm" |
> /etc/smrsh/mailman request test1, only to get mailman complaining about
> the gid * by-passing root/sendmail as in: sudo -u mail "test" |
> /etc/smrsh/mailman request mailman, only to still get a gid complaint.
> * restarting Sendmail daemon and Mailman's qrunner daemon after config
> By the way, i've done extensive reading of:
> * Mailman INSTALL
> * Mailman README.SENDMAIL
> * Mailman README.LINUX
> * Sendmails various READMES pertaining to SMRSH etc
> * the mailman-developers list archives
> At this point, i'm out of ideas on what to try, except to abandon Mailman
> and switch to something like Majordomo, etc. And frankly i think i've
> run out of time. I've spent several evenings on this already. Getting
> any kind of mailing list up and running is more important than the bells
> and whistles that Mailman offers.
> -keith s.
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