[Mailman-Users] New Subscriptions (2.1.5)

A.Zeneski jaz at ofbiz.org
Tue Aug 31 21:20:40 CEST 2004

In addition the  /usr/local/bin/python -S  
/usr/local/mailman/cron/mailpasswds command did not send anything  

But as I said before mailing list posts have been coming in fine.

On Aug 31, 2004, at 3:15 PM, A.Zeneski wrote:

> Brad,
> Thanks for the quick reply. I have been searching mailing list  
> archives and the faq for keywords such as no confirmation email, no  
> moderation email, no admin email, etc
> I checked out the link you posted and it didn't make much sense to me.  
> Users are able to request the subscription and I see the entry in the  
> log for the pending subscription. All admin commands seem to save and  
> existing users are able to remove themselves from the list.
> What isn't happening is any email besides posts to the mailing lists  
> are being sent out. I just find this odd as some mail goes out (posts)  
> and others do not (single emails).
> I am not sure where to look next. I have also test this:
> bash-2.04$ bin/withlist -l users
> Loading list users (locked)
> The variable `m' is the users MailList instance
> >>> print  m.NumRequestsPending()
> 6
> >>>
> Unlocking (but not saving) list: users
> Finalizing
> bash-2.04$ /usr/local/bin/python -S /usr/local/mailman/cron/checkdbs
> bash-2.04$
> But never receive any email stating that there are messages needing  
> attention, don't see any errors or even logs records in any of the  
> mailman log files nor in messages or maillog.
> It just doesn't appear to be trying to send anything out, and it is  
> really strange to me. Please if you have any suggestions on what to  
> check I am sure it is probably a silly configuration issue.
> -Andy
> On Aug 31, 2004, at 2:37 PM, Brad Knowles wrote:
>> At 1:17 PM -0400 2004-08-31, A.Zeneski wrote:
>>>  However, when a new user subscribes no confirmation email is sent  
>>> and
>>>  since the list(s) require confirmation, none of the new users are
>>>  getting subscribed.
>>>  I look in 'logs/subscribe' and see a TON of pending requests, but  
>>> none
>>>  have been confirmed. I tested this myself with a different email
>>>  address and sure enough I did not receive anything from the mail  
>>> server.
>> 	Sounds to me like this might be the classic redirect problem. See  
>> <http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py? 
>> req=show&file=faq04.045.htp>.
>> 	If you have searched the FAQ Wizard on this topic, can you tell me  
>> what terms you searched for?  That information may help us modify the  
>> relevant FAQ entries so that it is easier for the next person to find  
>> the answer to their question.
>> -- 
>> Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>
>> "Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
>> temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
>>     -- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), reply of the Pennsylvania
>>     Assembly to the Governor, November 11, 1755
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