[Mailman-Users] "Uncaught bounce notification" for -admin addresses

Greg Westin python.org at gregwestin.com
Tue May 6 16:49:18 CEST 2003

> Tell me what you get when you do a:
>   ~mailman/bin/list_members mailman

I get the address that is listed for the administrator of the mailman

> Also what happens if you take a message and save it to a file called
> test.eml and then feed it to your test list's admin:
>   su mailman
>   cat test.eml |/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman admin test
> If this works then the problem is in the aliases file (or postfix's
> interpretation of the alias).

This resulted in the same sort of bounce notification message as
before.  So I guess the aliases are OK.  Where else could the problem
be?  If this isn't happening on anyone else's system, it must be a
problem with the way I upgraded this server or something.  But again,
it also seems to be happening on another server I didn't upgrade.

Thanks again for helping to get to the bottom of this,

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> On Mon, 2003-05-05 at 19:26, Greg Westin wrote:
>> The e-mail addresses are valid, and are indeed subscribed to the list.
>> Would it matter if the subscribed addresses had names associated with
>> them?  It doesn't look like you can enter real names for the
>> administrators.
>> It seems strange that this is happening on two different servers...
>> perhaps something went wrong in upgrading them from 2.0 that isn't
>> true of
>> the servers you're looking at, where you did a cleaner upgrade?  I
>> don't
>> know what might be wrong here... why are these messages being treated
>> as
>> bounces?
>> Greg
>> On Monday, May 5, 2003, at 06:22  PM, Jon Carnes wrote:
>>>> From the logs it looks like it is making it to the proper list
>>>> script
>>>> -
>>> so it doesn't appear to be a problem with Postfix.  Check the email
>>> addresses of the folks on the list: mailman; is the admin actually
>>> subscribed to the list?
>>> Jon Carnes
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