[Mailman-Users] Invalid Confirmation String & Returned Messages .. .

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Tue Oct 26 02:28:05 CEST 2004

Jason Flatt wrote:
>It seems the problem is actually how Postfix is processing those aliases.  I 
>messed around in the virtual-regexp file and was able to get it working, 
>though I'm confused as to why it works, since the settings in that file don't 
>seem to match settings in other files (mm_cfg.py, for example).  I'll keep 
>looking to see if I can make sense of it.
>I'm still having the Invalid confirmation string error when replying to 
>subscription requests via e-mail, though.  Web confirmations work fine, 
>however.  I'm not sure where to look for that.

What does the address look like in an e-mail reply to a confirmation.
Is it VERP like? I.e. is it something like

  listname-confirm+string_of_hex_digits at example.com

If so, then your postfix may not be properly set up to handle VERP like

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