[Mailman-Users] qmail-to-mailman.py qmail vpopmail > bad combo?

df at dune.org df at dune.org
Mon Feb 3 00:25:48 CET 2003

In my attempts to get qmail-to-mailman.py to work with mailman_2.1/qmail/vpopmail on FreeBSD 4.7_stable..
-All the previous softwares were installed from port tree-

Note, for further references:
domain.com = mydomain
ml.domain.com = virtual domain used for mailman 
host.domain.com = my qmail server

After install here is what I do:

 /var/qmail/bin/maildirmake /usr/local/mailman/Maildir  - i use the /var/qmail/boot/home script -

cp ../whatever/qmail-to-mailman.py /usr/local/mailman/

vi qmail-to-mailman.py :
    MailmanHome = "/usr/local/mailman"
    MailmanOwner = postmaster at mydomain.com

vi /usr/local/mailman/.qmail-default
    |preline /usr/local/bin/python /usr/local/mailman/qmail-to-mailman.py

touch /usr/local/mailman/.qmail-owner

/usr/local/mailman/bin/check_perms -f     (as root)

vi /var/qmail/virtualdomains

- note: the mailman 2.1 port for FreeBSD now loads the ~mailman/cron/crontab.in automaticaly on install..
so i don't install it here -

/var/qmail/rc stop
/var/qmail/rc start
/usr/local/mailman/bin/mailmanctl start


That's for the setup,
Now comes the testing

i created a "testlist" using /usr/local/mailman/bin/newlist ..
(received the greeting email on list creation)

i edited the list property, adding my email as list moderator.

and than emailed testlist at ml.domain.com

while watching my /var/log/maillog i noticed the following:
the qmail-to-mailman.py seems to grab correctly the incoming testlist at ml.domain.com email, but tryes to forward it 
to testlist-xxxxx at host.domain.com.. witch doesn't exist.

on my client pc, i receive an email from testlist-bounce at ml.domain.com telling me the mail is held for approval.
In the same time i also receive a mailer-daemon msg with the field to: testlist-bounce at host.domain.com

so my guess is qmail-to-mailman.py gets the mail correctly, but forwards it to the wrong domain ?
should'nt it forward the email to testlist-bounce at ml.domain.com and therefore to mailman ?

Any help or suggestions are highly welcomed.


df at dune.org

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