Fwd: Re: [Mailman-Users] yet-another-sendmail-hates-me "list not found" problem

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Tue Oct 5 00:55:20 CEST 2004

At 3:38 PM -0700 2004-10-04, p e y t o n wrote:

>  unlike my other installations of mailman this situation is unique because
>  i am not providing dns for the domain. the host <lists.domain.com> where
>  i want mailman to live is being pointed at me by another server running
>  bind.

	Hmm.  Do they point to you via a CNAME alias in the DNS?  If so, 
they need to stop doing that, because the SMTP RFCs require that a 
hostname which is an alias to another be replaced by the actual 
"canonical" hostname, and this could be throwing off Mailman.

Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>

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