[Mailman-Users] Not talking to Qmail?

Christopher Calzonetti ccalzone at quarry.com
Thu Oct 24 22:39:50 CEST 2002

Follow up.  I was slightly incorrect in what I said earlier:

E-mails sent TO the list show up in the list archives.  E-mails 
originating FROM Mailman are what appear to be failing.

On Thursday, October 24, 2002, at 04:28 p, Christopher Calzonetti wrote:

> Not exactly.  Mail sent to the mailman lists just seems to disappear 
> into a void.  As does any mail generated by Mailman, like when you 
> subscribe to the list through the web interface.  Mailman records that 
> it tried to send a message to the user in the smtp and bounce logs, 
> but /var/log/maillog shows no record of it.
> Qmail seems to be working fine otherwise.  The netstat command you 
> suggested gives an output exactly like you indicated it would.  Mail 
> messages get sent out from that box just fine, and messages in to not 
> list addresses get delivered just fine.
> On Thursday, October 24, 2002, at 04:09 p, Jon Carnes wrote:
>> So all the mail sent to mailman lists is bouncing? but qmail doesn't
>> record any attempt by mailman to submit the messages?
>> Is Qmail listening on the localhost ( interface?
>>   netstat -na |grep ":25 "
>> If you see a line like the one below, then that is okay:
>>    tcp     0     0*       LISTEN
>> If not, then Qmail may not be accepting mail sent to the local host
>> interface.  This is the default used by Mailman.  To change this, you
>> would have to edit ~mailman/Mailman/mm_cfg.py and use the Defaults.py
>> file as an example of what to put in there.
>> Good Luck.
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