[Mailman-Users] Help for a new install on Linux

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Fri Oct 4 00:08:28 CEST 2002

1) use a \ in front of the space, or simply telnet to the server and
delete the offending list (~mailman/lists/private/<list name>)

2) configure your MTA (postfix) to accept mail for: gateway.tildens.org
You probably have it set only to "tildens.org".

Jon Carnes
On Mon, 2002-09-30 at 13:11, Mark Tilden wrote:
> Ladies & Gents:
> I'm new to this, so please forgive me if these questions are basic:
> I've installed mailman on my linux box and it seems to be for the most part
> working, after some tweaking. I have run into two problems that have me
> stumped, however:
> 1. I created a test list after I installed mailman. Unfortunately, the name
> of the list contains spaces. That appears to cause numerous problems,
> including for some reason a problem with the administration interface cookie
> not working properly. However, the most curious, is that I can't delete the
> list. I've tried running the rmlist script, and it appears to work, but the
> mail list persists. I've tried putting the name in quotes. Any suggestions?
> 2. I created a second test list with no spaces in the name. It works better.
> However, whenever I send mail to the list server, I get a "loop back" bounce
> message from sendmail. Here's the message:
> > This is the Postfix program at host gateway.tildens.org.
> >
> > I'm sorry to have to inform you that the message returned
> > below could not be delivered to one or more destinations.
> >
> > For further assistance, please send mail to <postmaster>
> >
> > If you do so, please include this problem report. You can
> > delete your own text from the message returned below.
> >
> >			The Postfix program
> >
> > <markstestlist at gateway.tildens.org>: mail for gateway.tildens.org loops
> back to myself
> Can someone point me in a direction to fix this? What have I done wrong?
> Thank you in advance!
> Mark
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