[Mailman-Users] RH7.3 and sendmail 8.x problem

michael shiloh michael at makingthings.com
Wed Nov 6 20:34:40 CET 2002

peter, your situation sounds a lot like mine. when you say
below "The mailman does send out confirmations of
subscribing" is this an email message or the web page? and
do you receive this email message at the destination?

have you checked for mail/mailman messages in

hope this helps

On Tue, 5 Nov 2002, peter schoch wrote:

> Ok, I've done some work...
> >If it's not the cron, then:
> >- have you setup a smrsh link to the wrapper >program (does your MTA use
> >smrsh)?
> The mailman does send out confirmations of subscribing to the list.  It just doesn't send out the mail messages.
> >- is your MTA listening on every port or on >limited ports?
> >netstat -na | grep ":25 "
> It is listening.  It archives all messages sent to the list!  It just won't send them back out.  I have tried to alter senmail's relaying by adding the domains of the subscribers, etc. but to no avail.  (Yes I did restart sendmail.)
> >Make sure that it accepts mail sent to localhost >on port 25 (that means
> >also check out your local firewall rules!).
> I have minimal rules now to try and get this to work.
> >Have you looked at the log files for Mailman. They >might give you some
> >information on what is going on.
> I have no files in ~mailman/logs/ directory.
> >BTW: what the heck is "linux 7.3"? Is that Red Hat >Linux version 7.3?
> Sorry, I was (and am) a bit frazzled as to why this is not working.  It is Red Hat 7.3.
> Thanks,
> Peter Schoch
> Good Luck - Jon Carnes 
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