[Mailman-Users] problem with bounces

Todd Freedom_Lover at pobox.com
Sat Dec 27 02:08:59 CET 2003

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jose florido wrote:
> Hello, I'm new at administering a mailman list and I'm having
> problems with bounces.
> I enclose below the error email I'm receiving:
> This message was created automatically by mail delivery software.  A
> message that you sent could not be delivered to one or more of its
> recipients. This is a permanent error. The following address(es)
> failed:
>  xxx at xxx.net unrouteable mail domain "xxxxxx.net"
> .......... (nearly all subscribers are in this list)

You should send this info to your hosting company.  Looking at the
listname in the headers of the mail you sent (ovillo_ovillo.org), I
can tell they are running cPanel software to manage their systems
(which may or may not have anything to do with the problem).

I had the same problem with a hosting company a friend was using.
Upon informing them of this problem, they tried to deny that the
problem was on their end, instead claiming that most of the rest of
the internet was unrouteable.  After a few emails explaining that
their explanation was bogus, they admitted that they had some problems
with their mailserver.  They tried to fix it, but the problem still
occasionally returns, from what my friend tells me.  If your hosting
company proves similarly inept, the best thing to do is go elsewhere.

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