[Mailman-Users] External mail disappears

John Poltorak jp at warpix.org
Sat Nov 8 11:47:19 CET 2003

On Sat, Nov 08, 2003 at 04:32:44AM -0500, Jon Carnes wrote:
> Check FAQ 3.14
> http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py
> This problem looks like you don't have your mailserver setup properly.
> Take a look at the logs for your MTA and see if you are getting "relay
> denied" notices.

Actually, I had just spotted that after I had sent my msg.

I got it working by changing Sendmail's LocalIP to include, but 
I'm not sure about the consequences of doing that. Maybe I should change 
Mailman's SMTPHOST to 


> Jon Carnes
> On Sat, 2003-11-08 at 05:18, John Poltorak wrote:
> > I've just managed to get Mailman (v2.0.13) working, but have found that 
> > external mail disappears.
> > 
> > I can subscribe and post msgs from the same domain, but anyone subscribing 
> > from another domain does not get any response.
> > 
> > Where do I look to see at what point the failures occur? There are no 
> > entries in logs/error.
> > 
> > The incoming mail gets as far as the qfiles directory and is then 
> > processed by qrunner and there are relevant entries in logs/subscribe
> > but no confirmation msg is sent out, although this process does work fine 
> > for the local domain.
> > 
> > Is there any way to trace what is going on?
> > 
> > I tried changing delivery_module to Sendmail in case I could get a better 
> > idea about what was going on, but nothing gets sent to Sendmail.
> > 

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