[Mailman-Users] Mailadress in Header

JC Dill lists05 at equinephotoart.com
Sun Jul 17 16:38:49 CEST 2005

Christian Vierkant wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a little issue with all my mailing lists. For every mailinglist 
> there is always one fixed user (in the sample below 
> some.user at somewhere.com) appearing in all outgoing messages.
> We are using Mailman 2.1.2 with Postfix 2.0.14. Here a sample from a 
> mail sent to a different user than in this header:
> [...]
> Received: (qmail 17852 invoked from network); 9 Jun 2005 06:45:29 -0000
> Received: from unknown (HELO mailmanserver.somewhere.com) 
> (123123@[])
>           (envelope-sender <list-bounces at somewhere.com>)
>           by smtp.provider.com (qmail-ldap-1.03) with SMTP
>           for <some.user at somewhere.com>; 9 Jun 2005 06:45:29 -0000
> Received: from mailmanserver.somewhere.com (localhost [])
>     by mailmanserver.somewhere.com (Postfix) with ESMTP
>     id 0C14870BF; Thu,  9 Jun 2005 08:45:29 +0200 (CEST)
> [...]
> Does this look like a mailman, postfix or provider problem?

A month ago I asked privately about this (on behalf of a friend's list 
which arrives in my inbox in this fashion) and was told:

> It's definitely being added by some MTA in the chain.  Mailman never
> touches the Received headers.

On my friend's list, the "one user" differs somewhat from mailing to 
mailing (the list sends out small clusters of newsletter posts every few 
weeks), so I have a handful of email addresses I've received in the 
headers of posts from that list.


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