[Mailman-Users] created a list, but don't get any emails, no confirmation email
jonc at nc.rr.com
Wed Sep 10 22:56:51 CEST 2003
Sounds like the daemon Mailmanctl is not running.
On Wed, 2003-09-10 at 12:36, Concordia Chen wrote:
> Thanks, for the advice. But I've got one other problem. I'm not getting
> any confirmation emails either. I don't get one after creating a list or
> trying to subscribe. In logs/subscribe it says that it is pending for
> the emails I tried to subscribe. I'm assuming it'll be like that until
> they confirm, which won't happen cuz the email isn't getting sent. I
> can't figure out where I went wrong.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jon Carnes [mailto:jonc at nc.rr.com]
> Sent: Monday, September 08, 2003 9:04 PM
> To: Concordia Chen
> Cc: mailman-users at python.org
> Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] created a list, but don't get any emails
> Unless you do some nice modding to the install, Mailman will not add the
> aliases automagically for Sendmail. It will for Postfix and a few other
> MTA's that have been integrated to work with Mailman.
> The lists were created fine (via the web-tool), so now you just need to
> add the aliases manually.
> Good Luck - Jon Carnes
> On Mon, 2003-09-08 at 19:21, Concordia Chen wrote:
> > OS: Redhat enterprise (7.2)
> > Mailman: 2.1.2
> > MTA:Sendmail
> > Hi,
> > I'm a total newbie with Mailman and I can't figure out the problem I'm
> > having. I've been pulling my hair out trying to figure this out all
> > I just installed Mailman 2.1.2 and created a new list via the web
> > interface. But when I try to add a new subscriber (me) using the web
> > bin/add_members, the confirmation/welcome message isn't sent. And I
> > can't send messages to the list either. Nothing happens. Is it a
> > Sendmail issue?
> > I've read and tried the steps in the troubleshooting section 3.1.4
> > emails not going to the lists, but I still have the same problem. The
> > only thing I can see is that when I grep mailmanctl, the process isn't
> > showing up even though I've started the daemon. Another thing is that
> > installed Mailman as root which I know the directions said not to do.
> > Would that be a problem? I couldn't get the permissions to work right
> > when running configure unless I was root.
> > Any help is very greatly appreciated.
> > Thanks!
> > Concordia
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