[Mailman-Users] errors using DELIVERY_MODULE = 'Postfix'

Todd Freedom_Lover at pobox.com
Thu May 20 20:16:07 CEST 2004

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Brian York wrote:
> Whe i set DELIVERY_MODULE = 'Postfix' i get the following error repeated 
> several times on the console.
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/var/mailman/bin/qrunner", line 270, in ?
>     main()
>   File "/var/mailman/bin/qrunner", line 217, in main
>     qrunner = make_qrunner(*runners[0])
>   File "/var/mailman/bin/qrunner", line 123, in make_qrunner
>     qrunner = qrclass(slice, range)
>   File "/var/mailman/Mailman/Queue/OutgoingRunner.py", line 57, in __init__
>     mod = __import__(modname)
> ImportError: No module named Postfix
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> What is missing or what is wrong?

There is no module named Postfix for use as DELIVERY_MODULE.  The
comments in Defaults.py say this for the DELIVERY_MODULE setting:

    # Final delivery module for outgoing mail.  This handler is used
    # for message delivery to the list via the smtpd, and to an
    # individual user.  This value must be a string naming a module in
    # the Mailman.Handlers package.

Looking in Mailman/Handlers there is no Postfix module, thus, the

> I can send to the list and stuff gets posted but messages don't get
> sent out.  I have been trying with DELIVERY_MODULE = 'SMTPDirect'
> but that didn't work so since i'm using postfix i decided that would
> be another option.

Any particular reason you figured that would be an option?

If SMTPDirect isn't working, you should go through the steps in FAQ
3.14 and read README.POSTFIX.

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