[Mailman-Users] Service Unavailable message

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Thu Sep 9 05:05:21 CEST 2004

Branden Simbeck wrote:

>I am just getting Mailman set up for my organsiation and I have not used
>Linux in a while. I have my installation set up and running with out a
>problem until I send an e-mail to one of my lists. This is the message I
>The original message was received at Wed, 8 Sep 2004 22:22:20 -0400 from
>root at localhost
>   ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
>"|/home/mailman/mail/mailman post partners"
>    (reason: Service unavailable)
>    (expanded from: <partners at pcolist.org>)
>   ----- Transcript of session follows -----
>smrsh: "mailman" not available for sendmail programs (stat failed)
>554 5.0.0 Service unavailable

Visit the FAQ wizard at
>Mailman FAQ: http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py
and read section 3) of article 3.14

Also see the section headed "SENDMAIL `smrsh' COMPATIBILITY" in the
file README.SENDMAIL that is part of the Mailman distribution.

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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