[Mailman-Users] mailman stoped sending mails :-(

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Sat Feb 26 05:13:44 CET 2005

Christian Schoepplein wrote:
>I'm using a self compiled mm 2.1.5 installation on a suse 8.1 box. The 
>installation worked for mor then a half year without problems, but now 
>mailman doesn't send out mails anymore :-(. The mailsetup seems to be 
>ok, because mails that were not sent to lists are delivered. I can't 
>find anny error message in the logs, the only thing I see is in the 
>logfile for mailman posts.
>Feb 26 04:46:20 2005 (21607) post to iscb from xyz at abc.de, size=2
>951, message-id=<000901c51b4e$90a9e6e0$fe7aa8c0 at pc1>, 276 failures
>                                                          ^^^^^^^^
>Where could this failures come from? I didn't change anything on the 
>system. I have no more ideas where or what to look for :-(.

The outgoing MTA (or the python interface to it) is refusing the
message. There should be an entry/entries in the Mailman
'smtp-failure' log with a more specific error message.

The MTAs logs my also have useful information.

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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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