[Mailman-Users] Mailman and sendmail...
lists at monkeez.co.uk
Tue Jan 28 19:32:09 CET 2003
Jon, thanks for the ideas. However, I can't see how sendmail is failing. It
works fine with pine (even has a hostname here)
with /etc/hosts, /etc/mail/local-mail-hosts both reflecting the domain name. It
really seems to have no normal problems, until used in conjunction with
Quoting Jon Carnes <jonc at nc.rr.com>:
> Hmm, You've got some real sendmail problems. You might want to
> that list or the FAQ's from http://www.sendmail.org
> You need to set your hostname properly. You can set it via the
> command, but it's better if its in your servers configuration files.
> Also, make sure that your hostname is in your /etc/hosts file and it's
> ip is identified properly.
> You can edit /etc/sendmail.cf and set the hostname inside there (if
> hostname you want it to use is not the default, but resolves to your
> anyway). You also need to edit /etc/sendmail.cf or one of the
> files to alert Sendmail as to which domains are local (so it should
> accept traffic for those domains as being local).
> As an aside, I don't like the way your RPM of Mailman installed and
> expected a no-group when using the MTA. After you get your Sendmail
> install working properly you should consider downloading the Mailman
> from source and installing via:
> ./configure --with-mail-gid=78
> make install
> Jon Carnes
> On Tue, 2003-01-28 at 08:46, Adam wrote:
> > 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
> > 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
> > 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
> > 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
> > 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
> > default seems to be localhost.localdomain.
> > Can anyone guide me through this?
> > I'd appreciate some helpful advice here - thanks very much in advance.
> > adam
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