[Mailman-Users] mailman does not send E-mails
jonc at nc.rr.com
Thu Feb 26 17:49:52 CET 2004
On Thu, 2004-02-26 at 11:28, Thorsten Brabetz wrote:
> Hello Jon,
> Thank you for your reply!
> On Thursday 26 February 2004 15:42, you wrote:
> > What in particular are your settings in
> > ~mailman/Mailman/mm_cfg.py (or Defaults.py) for the
> > "Delivery Defaults":
> > DELIVERY_MODULE = 'SMTPDirect'
> > MTA = 'Manual'
> > SMTPHOST = 'localhost'
> > SMTPPORT = 0 # default from smtplib
> > SENDMAIL_CMD = '/usr/lib/sendmail'
> I finally found it, and while the problem was not in the
> above section of Defaults.py, your mail made me read that
> file one more time top to bottom, and it finally dawned on
> me what the problem was:
> SMTPHOST was set to 'localhost', but localhost was not
> defined in /etc/hosts (don't ask me why, I did not setup
> this system, I am just responsible for it now; I have to
> admit that the idea that it might not be defined never even
> crossed my mind prior to your mail...); hence, the smtp
> error. Have now added
> 127.0.0.1 localhost
> entry to /etc/hosts, now Mailman seems to be working
> Thanks again!
> Best wishes
Glad to be of help.
I'll make sure that item is covered FAQ 3.14.
Take care - Jon Carnes
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