[Mailman-Users] Problems sending mail from test list
camelia at wicc.weizmann.ac.il
Mon Jun 24 10:46:38 CEST 2002
I had this problem.
Check the gid for httpd and sendmail and run configure --with-gid
Phillip Morgan wrote:
> Hi all,
> Can you please help me with this one...
> I've just finsihed installing mailman 2.0.11 on my slackware linux
> system kernel 2.2.19, running sendmail 8.11.4, with Mailman installed
> in /usr/local/mailman.
> I created a test list as per the INSTALL doc, and went to web
> administration which appears to be working fine. Then when sending an
> email I get this response...
> > ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
> > "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/wrapper post test"
> > (reason: 2)
> > (expanded from: <test at qpbd999.quickpages.net.au>)
> > ----- Transcript of session follows -----
> >Failure to exec script. WANTED gid 12, GOT gid 2. (Reconfigure to
> >take 2?) 554 5.3.0 "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/wrapper post
> test"... .unknown mailer error 2
> Failure to exec script. Wanted GID 12 got 2?
> Err, when I added the group mailman to my /etc/group file, I used GID
> 25. This is the /etc/passwd and /etc/group entries...
> mailman:x:1068:100:List Manager:/dev/null:
> And here is the system log entry...
> Jun 20 13:06:02 qpbd999 Mailman mail-wrapper: Failure to exec script.
> WANTED gid 12, GOT gid 2. (Reconfigure to take 2?)
> There are no errors in my web server logs.
> While I have you attention, I have a mailing list of many thousands of
> subscribers (I'm converting from mjaordomo to mailman). Can I expect
> any performance issues on a Pentium, 550 with 128mb RAM, running
> sendmail 8.11.4, apache 1.3.20?
> Also, I run several domains on this server, one of the main reasons for
> this installation is that it will be primarily used for one of those
> hosted domains, not so much for Quickpages. Where can I find doc re
> virtual domains for mailman?
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Phill Morgan
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