[Mailman-Users] Posts Not Being Sent - Fixed
miked at softtalker.com
Sat Oct 2 00:53:59 CEST 2004
On 10/01/2004 02:23 AM, Brad Knowles wrote:
> Well, considering that you've looked at the FAQ entry on this issue
> and you still haven't resolved the problem, I'd say that the next step
> is to turn up the level of debugging you're getting in your MTA. You
> should also consider contacting your provider, since they will know a
> lot more about your particular hardware/OS/software configuration, etc....
They limit what I can see in /var/log. There's really only Apache logs and
MySQL logs. That's it.
They want to charge me some astronomical installation fee. I'd prefer to
tackle this alone first. This has been done and I have a feeling I'm
missing something simple and I'm going to be slapping my forehead when I'm
> Sounds like the aliases haven't been set up properly, or you don't
> have the mm-handler stuff installed correctly. I don't have first-hand
> experience here, but I don't know for sure that the mm-handler stuff
> will work in a virtual private server environment.
>> In smtp-failure, I'm seeing relaying denied errors. The other logs look
>> kind of weird too, but I'm not sure which information would be most
>> to share.
> Therein lies the problem. We can't tell you which information will
> be most useful, because you don't usually figure out what is useful
> until you see everything and then spot the problem.
> Afterwards, it's easy to figure out which parts of the logs you
> should have been looking at. ;-)
>> I installed Mailman v2.1.5 via source. The MTA is sendmail and it's
>> running Red Hat Fedora.
> Which method of integration with sendmail did you choose? Are you
> using aliases or mm-handler?
I am using the aliases method. I don't even know what mm-handler is. I
followed the INSTALL file that comes with the source distro and it does not
I fixed it and like I said, it would be elementary. I was experimenting
around and disabled my domain's catch-all filter and Mailman works
perfectly now. I am a little disappointed that I can't use the catch-all
filter (unless someone might have some cool trick I can do in
/etc/aliases?), but I can live without it. Thank you very much for your help.
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