[Mailman-Users] new trouble with existing lists
jonc at nc.rr.com
Sun Dec 28 18:20:04 CET 2003
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versions 2.0.x and below) - or your mailmanctl daemon is not runing (for
Mailman versions 2.1.x and above).
On Sun, 2003-12-28 at 10:29, backdoc wrote:
> Problem description:
> I can no longer subscribe to or send mail to my lists.
> Here's some detail.
> From the standpoint of being able to use the mailing lists (subscribe,
> post messages, etc), the lists had been working for several weeks.
> Then, spontaneously, all of the normal list server tasks quit working
> except for the web interface. Attempting to subscribe to a mailing list
> results in a page that says a "confirmation has been sent ...". But, I
> never receive that confirmation mail.
> I have looked at all of the logs in /mailman/logs to see if I could see
> any references to my attempts to subscribe to the list. But, I do not.
> /var/log/messages does not show any references to Mailman either.
> My mail server is Postfix. It seems to operate normally in every way.
> Some possible clues:
> I don't really have any strong suspicions that point to a particular
> culprit. I don't generally muck around with my server except to keep
> the installed software up to date via portupgrade. I don't really
> remember if the lists not working coorelates to running portupgrade.
> But, I don't think so.
> Due to the fact that I own 2 domains and the domain name for the box is
> not the same domain name of the list I have created the lists for, there
> was a minor issue regarding the wrong URL showing up on the web
> interface portion of Mailman. It was showing the box domain name as
> opposed to the list domain name. The incorrect URL did not appear to
> have an adverse affect. But, it was potentially confusing for users.
> So, I made a few attempts to correct it by altering the mm_cfg.py file.
> In spite of some good suggestions here on the mailman-users list, I
> never resolved that problem. Again, I can't associate Mailman breaking
> with attempts to fix the URL problem.
> What additional info can I give you to help you help me?
> That's about all that I can think of to shed light on the problem. Not
> seeing anything in the log files, I don't really know how to backtrace
> the problem? Even though I don't feel like I broke it by editing the
> mm_cfg.py file or running portupgrade, I'm sure that I have somehow
> broken it.
> Any suggestions would be very much appreciated.
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