[Mailman-Users] Analysis of reasons for bounce responses
Christine De La Rosa
chris at christinedelarosa.com
Fri Aug 1 06:33:54 CEST 2003
I checked my hosts file here it is
# Do not remove the following line, or various programs
# that require network functionality will fail.
127.0.0.1 alpha.domain2.com localhost
188.8.131.52 alpha.domain2.com localhost
From: mailman-users-bounces+chris=christinedelarosa.com at python.org
[mailto:mailman-users-bounces+chris=christinedelarosa.com at python.org] On
Behalf Of Jon Carnes
Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2003 10:47 PM
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Analysis of reasons for bounce responses
If anyone has sysadmin access to a server running CPanel, I would be
happy do some trouble-shooting on the problem.
>From the aggregate complaints it sounds like Cpanel has introduced an
error with Exim. It could be something as simple as a timeout value.
Are the servers also running a local DNS server - and set to resolve
using 127.0.0.1 as the primary nameserver? There are so many things that
could be a problem...
On Thu, 2003-07-31 at 20:43, Todd wrote:
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> Christine De La Rosa wrote:
> > When I got this dedicated server, it had mailman pre-installed so I
> > thought kewl I will use it instead. It ran fabulously until cpanel
> > did their last upgrade. I have been in hell since then.
> Unfortunately, I work on a site which is hosted using cPanel. It's a
> far cry from the problem free experience I have with my own mailman
> installs which "just work." When they finally did the upgrade to
> 2.1.2, I had some immediate problems with bounces but then the server
> admin applied an update from cPanel that seems to have fixed that. I
> don't know it the bounces were at all similar to what you're having,
> but I mention it in case you haven't applied whatever updates cPanel
> has pushed out. It was either a mailman or exim update, I'm not sure
> since I don't admin the box.
> Of course, the cPanel upgrade to 2.1.2 also broke some virtual host
> stuff for me that I have yet to get the host to work out. I have
> tried and tried to contact the folks at cPanel directly to find out
> what patches they apply to mailman and request the sources for those
> changes (as *required* by the
> GPL) to no avail. They have simply ignored me. I find that really
> annoying. If anyone knows of a way to reach someone at cPanel, please
> us know. I'd like to point out to them that they *need* to make their
> changes available to the public. I'm not a fan of folks making money
> the work of open source software and then not even having the courtesy
> honoring the few license requirements there are.
> - --
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