[Mailman-Users] Mailman and sendmail...

Adam lists at monkeez.co.uk
Tue Jan 28 09:46:54 CET 2003

I've been trying to get through these problems on my own for a while - using the
searchable mailling list (thanks for that guys). However, I've still got problems. 

I'm using mandrake 9 with mailman installed from rpm, with sendmail 8.12.7
installed from source. I seemed to have managed to get sendmail working (with
appropriate aliases) but it doesn't have NEWDB installed (I've config'ed the
aliases file myself).

The first problem was my confirmation mails bouncing back to the user with 
Failure to exec script. WANTED gid 65534, GOT gid 78.  (Reconfigure to take 78?)
554 5.3.0 unknown mailer error 2

But I changed the gid of mailnull to 65534 and the bouncing stopped. 

However, now I get on my mailman server those confirmation messages to postmaster: 

The original message was received at Mon, 27 Jan 2003 21:02:06 GMT
from localhost
with id h0RL26TX025349

   ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
<root at deepthought.34sp.com>
    (reason: 553 sorry, that domain isn't in my list of allowed rcpthosts (#5.7.1))

   ----- Transcript of session follows -----
... while talking to deepthought.34sp.com.:
>>> DATA
<<< 553 sorry, that domain isn't in my list of allowed rcpthosts (#5.7.1)
550 5.1.1 <root at deepthought.34sp.com>... User unknown
<<< 503 RCPT first (#5.5.1)

Also, where do I configure the domain name for Mailman? At the moment the
default seems to be localhost.localdomain. 

Can anyone guide me through this? 

I'd appreciate some helpful advice here - thanks very much in advance. 


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