[Mailman-Users] After reboot "Uncaught bounce notification"

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Fri Dec 17 23:16:14 CET 2004

Franco, Ruben wrote:

>	We are running Mailman 2.1.5 under RedHat ES 3.0.  Today, we
>rebooted our Listserv server, and after boot up the following messages
>starting being sent over and over again:
>"From: mailman-bounces at listserv.utep.edu
>[mailto:mailman-bounces at listserv.utep.edu] 
>Sent: Friday, December 17, 2004 11:23 AM
>To: mailman-owner at listserv.utep.edu
>Subject: Uncaught bounce notification
>The attached message was received as a bounce, but either the bounce
>format was not recognized, or no member addresses could be extracted
>from it.  This mailing list has been configured to send all unrecognized
>bounce messages to the list administrator(s).
>For more information see:
>I went to the "Bounce processing" section and changed,
>"Should Mailman send you, the list owner, any bounce messages that
>failed to be detected by the bounce processor?" 
>to "NO" and that seems to have stopped flooding my mailbox with these
>messages, but I have a few questions.
>What caused this to occur after the reboot? 
>Will this happen every time we reboot the server?

Those messages have the actual triggering unrecognized bounce message
attached. Those attached messages might offer a clue.

>Is this being sent out to all list Owners/Administrators of all our

Check the Mailman "bounce" log.

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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