[Mailman-Users] FAQ 5.6 Cannot Find/Receive Bounce Messages

Pantejo, Barbara FTL BPantejo at citco.com
Fri Mar 4 16:06:33 CET 2005

Is there a way to enable all bounces, even the ones that mailman can handle,
to go to the list owner? 


-----Original Message-----
From: Brad Knowles [mailto:brad at stop.mail-abuse.org] 
Sent: Thursday, March 03, 2005 4:05 PM
To: Pantejo, Barbara FTL
Cc: mailman-users at python.org
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] FAQ 5.6 Cannot Find/Receive Bounce Messages

At 3:31 PM -0500 2005-03-03, Pantejo, Barbara                FTL wrote:

>  There didn't seem to be an answer, posted with Mailman FAQ 5.6 (see

	Questions should not be asked in the FAQ.  I have deleted this

>  I am having the same problem...I have bounce processing turned on, but 
> I'm not getting any bounce back message back to me (the list administrator
> when I send to a non-existent/invalid email. What do I need to do to get 
> bounce messages sent to the list administrator?

	Mailman has a bounce processing system.  It will try to 
automatically handle all bounces, and anything it can't handle will 
be sent to the list owner.

	So far as I know, there's no way to turn off the bounce 
processing system, or even effectively disable it.  But you should 

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