[Mailman-Users] Mailman Installed, but won't send mail

Richard Barrett r.barrett at openinfo.co.uk
Tue May 13 17:55:32 CEST 2003

Should have posted the resolution to the list.

The mailman site list had not been created and mailmanctl was not starting.

Original poster found the evidence when he looked more carefully.

At 15:38 13/05/2003, Nicholas Feasey wrote:
>Silly questions but did you do the following:
>Did you type:  /etc/rc.d/init.d/mailman start
>(This starts the qrunner processes)
>Secondly, you can send mail to the outside world as any user on your
>Redhat 9 box - right?
>On Monday, May 12, 2003, at 10:38  AM, Richard Barrett wrote:
>>At 14:40 12/05/2003, Computing, Creative wrote:
>>>Hey all, i recently installed mailman on RedHat 9, I installed it
>>>from the
>>>files off of list.org rather than the rpm via the advice i've noticed
>>>here. My problemo now is that i have set mailman up, iam able to
>>>create a
>>>list, but it seems it is not actually sending the mail.  If anyone
>>>help me out with some advice, it would be much appriciated.  I know
>>>issue is rather broad but i'm sure you guys & gals could lead me in
>>>right direction.  Thanks ahead of time :)
>>You do not say what version of MM you installed; I do not know what
>>version is being published on lists.org, I always download the latest
>>stable release from
>>Assume you have read and followed all the instructions in the
>>$build/INSTALL file.
>>Have you installed the mailman user's crontab
>>($prefix/cron/crontab.in) so that the qrunner is being executed
>>regularly (MM 2.0.x versions) or started $prefix/bin/mailmanctl (MM
>>2.1.x versions)?
>>What does the log for the MTA on your server (for instance
>>/var/logs/mail) say is happening to incoming mail addressing to your
>>list aliases.
>>Do any of the Mailman log files in $prefix/mailman/logs give any
>>indication of what is happening?

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

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