[Mailman-Users] Postfix refuses to relay for Mailman

Dan Wilder dan at ssc.com
Mon Jan 7 20:11:00 CET 2002

On Mon, Jan 07, 2002 at 07:58:06PM +0100, Maarten de Vries wrote:
> Hi all,
> if this next question has been asked and answered before I'm sorry, but
> I've spent all afternoon in vain google'ing to find that answer.
> Here's what's wrong. I run Mailman 2.0.8 with Postfix (20010228.8_1), on a
> machine which I'll call 'A.domain.name' here. I've installed Mailman as
> 'B.domain.name' (yes, 'B.domain.name' has a valid A-record), so when for
> instance a user is added to a list, an e-mail will be sent from
> 'list-admin at B.domain.name' to 'user at external.domain'. This gives the
> following error:
> Jan  7 17:55:23 A postfix/smtpd[22053]: reject: RCPT from
> localhost[]: 554 <user at external.domain>: Recipient address
> rejected: Relay access denied; from=<list-admin at B.domain.name>
> to=<user at external.domain>
> Obviously, Postfix doesn't want to relay mail for host 'B', which is on
> the same server. I've tried tons of different options in main.cf (of
> course followed everytime by a 'postfix reload', but no cigar.
> What am I missing here? How do I tell Postfix to relay for host 'B'?
> I know that this might not be the right list to post this on, but since
> I'm told that Mailman is developed mainly on Postfix, I was hoping to find
> some answers here still :-)
> Thanks in advance,
> -- 
> mdv at unsavoury.net
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Did you add B.domain.name to your host's "mydestination" list?

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