[Mailman-Users] Incorrect info in headers

Eric Trager Eric.Trager at cbel.cit.nih.gov
Wed Nov 6 19:15:41 CET 2002

Hi all,

My site runs a handful of lists using 2.0.13, each administrated by a
different individual. Some of the lists are configured to send the monthly
password reminders.

The problem we are having is that the monthly messages for the different
lists and users all end up with the same Return-Path, Sender, and
Errors-to headers, which contain the address of the admin for one of the
lists (it so happens it's the first list that was created at this site).
What this boils down to is once a month, bounce errors for invalid
addresses for lists 3, 4, and 7, the ones that send out the monthly
reminders, all go to the admin for list 1. An example of this is below.
It's a reminder for a test list I set up for myself.

Return-Path: <xplor-nih-admin at nmr.cit.nih.gov>
Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2002 12:39:29 -0500
Message-ID: <20021105173929.19467.43040.Mailman at argo.cit.nih.gov>
Subject: argo.cit.nih.gov mailing list memberships reminder
From: mailman-owner at cbel.cit.nih.gov
To: trager at cbel.cit.nih.gov
Sender: xplor-nih-admin at nmr.cit.nih.gov
Errors-To: xplor-nih-admin at nmr.cit.nih.gov
X-BeenThere: xplor-nih at nmr.cit.nih.gov
X-Mailman-Version: 2.0.13
Precedence: bulk

This is a reminder, sent out once a month, about your argo.cit.nih.gov

In this case, I'm on list 7, not the xplor-nih-admin list. If my account
goes away, the xplor-nih admin will get the bounce error.

I've pored through the docs and list archives to figure out how to change
this so the mailman-owner address or each list's admin receives the
errors, OR to change which list's admin is chosen to receive the errors...
but to no avail. I have not been able to figure out how this return
address is chosen and used in the mailpasswds process.

Any ideas on how to sort this out?


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Eric Trager

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