[Mailman-Users] Not getting messages sent to list I created a nd subscribed to

John Dennis jdennis at redhat.com
Mon Dec 13 18:32:42 CET 2004

On Mon, 2004-12-13 at 12:22, Jody Cleveland wrote:
>  Hi John,
> > Mailman requires a master process (daemon) to be run (mailmanctl),
> > typically it is automatically started by adding it to the 
> > init sequence.
> > This requires an init script be installed, chkconfig be run to add it,
> > and for the service to be initially started. Did you do all these
> > things? Is mailmanctl running?
> I double checked, and it is running. I also did chkconfig to have it
> start automatically.

I assume you installed the mailman init script in /etc/init.d and not

> I just checked the maillog, and there's nothing
> there after I try sending a message to the list.

Is postfix running? Has postfix's alias file been updated with the list
aliases? What's in /var/log/maillog? Did postfix see your test message
and attempt to pipe it into the mailman wrapper (the aliases created by
bin/newlist supplies these and postfix has to know about them, or you
can have mailman autogenerate them for postfix by setting your MTA to

John Dennis <jdennis at redhat.com>

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