[Mailman-Users] Not receiving mail

Simon White simon at caperet.com
Tue Dec 16 18:02:13 CET 2003

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16-Dec-03 at 09:00, Somik Raha (somik at industriallogic.com) wrote :
> Simon White wrote:
> >From this log entry, it looks to me as if the account 'internal' on the
> > local machine is indeed receiving the email.
> > The aliases are not being included. Did you copy them to /etc/aliases
> > before you did newaliases? Have you checked to see if the message turns
> > up in /var/spool/mail/internal ?
> I did copy them to aliases. Here's what /etc/aliases shows:
> ## internal mailing list
> ## created: 15-Dec-2003 somik
> internal:                   "|/home/mailman/mail/wrapper post internal"
> internal-admin:             "|/home/mailman/mail/wrapper mailowner internal"
> internal-request:           "|/home/mailman/mail/wrapper mailcmd internal"
> internal-owner:             internal-admin
> Also looked in the /var/spool/mail directory and did not find any file
> called internal.

So maybe you need to look in the Mailman logs then, although the log
entry you showed, if I remember correctly, looked like local delivery to

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