[Mailman-Users] Why some messages aren't distributed?
mary at bgumail.bgu.ac.il
Sun Mar 16 16:50:55 CET 2003
Hello and thank you,
But I checked both places and found nothing:
> Check to see if the messages have been shunted:
I didn't find those specific undistributed messages
in this directory, although found some older ones.
May I ask what this "shunt" directory serves for?
> Also check on your MTA and see if it is using your fully qualified
> domain name or merely a subset of your domain name (like fred instead of
Yes, it uses a fully qualified domain name "lists.bgu.ac.il".
Can there be a situation when "mailmanctl" dies by itself
and then starts anew by itself? This could be an explanation,
although I can't see how this could happen.
> Jon Carnes
> On Thu, 2003-03-13 at 07:22, Marina Markus wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > We have Mailman 2.1.1 running on Linux Redhat7.1. While in general
> > it works OK and servers over 90 lists, a strange thing happens
> > from time to time: a message sent to the list isn't distributed
> > without any reasons. Sometimes during one day, out of four messages
> > posted by the same list member, two are distributed, and two are not.
> > List member gets no messages from the list indicating that something
> > wasn't accepted; and list manager and moderator also receives nothing.
> > Log files in ~mailman/logs contain nothing concerning messages
> > that were not distributed; "post" file contains only records
> > about those messages that were distributed.
> > The log file of Sendmail "/var/log/maillog" shows the arrival
> > of the message to be posted in all cases. In cases when the message
> > is distributed, it shows sending of this message to list members.
> > In case when it's not, there is no record related to distribution;
> > the record following the arrival record is:
> > Mar 11 15:25:31 lists sendmail: NOQUEUE: lists.bgu.ac.il
> > [126.96.36.199] did not issue MAIL/EXPN/VRFY/ETRN during connection to
> > Daemon0
> > Maybe this may contain some hint for a problem, which I can't decipher.
> > I'll be grateful for any idea what to look for.
> > Regards,
> > Marina Markus
> > Ben-Gurion University Computer Center
> > Beer-Sheva, Israel
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> > mary at bgumail.bgu.ac.il
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