[Mailman-Users] External mail disappears

John Poltorak jp at warpix.org
Mon Nov 10 15:19:04 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.

Yes this is exactly what caused the problems.

I've added 127.0.01 to the list of addresses allowed to relay, although 
I'm not sure if there are any dangers in doing this...

> 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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