[Mailman-Users] Mailman 2.1.2

Richard Barrett r.barrett at openinfo.co.uk
Thu Jun 26 17:50:26 CEST 2003

At 16:00 26/06/2003, jsmith wrote:
>Hello all,
>I have had the unfortunate problem of the place that hosts my collocated
>server move data centers from one coast to the other.  And it seems to
>have broke a few things.  I am running FreeBSD 4.7 with Sendmail.
>I made sure qrunner was started and sendmail is working as far as I can
>tell.  My clients send and receive mail fine.
>Mine is basically an announce only email so only 3 people send to the
>list.  All of the web pages for it are working.  I am not getting any
>mail from the list going outbound.  In the mail queue I see the msg
>waiting to go out with this error "Too many recipients"
>The user mailman is a trusted user and everything is on one machine.
>This all worked fine prior to the move.  I am new with *ix and there is
>probably something pointing me to where the problem is.  I have just not
>come across it.
>Any and all suggestions are welcome and appreciated.

You could try setting a lower value for the MM configuration variable 
SMTP_MAX_RCPTS in $prefix/Mailman/mm_cfg.py. The installation default in 
Defaults.py is 500 which may be too high for your Sendmail configuration. 
See the comments in Defaults.py


Richard Barrett                                      http://www.openinfo.co.uk

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