[Mailman-Users] moderator can't send a message to the list

John covici covici at ccs.covici.com
Mon May 9 05:24:27 CEST 2005

Yep, the moderator has posted before, but I will check the member
moderate action to see if its reject.

Thanks.  Wish it would tell you in its log files when it does that.

on Sunday 05/08/2005 Mark Sapiro(msapiro at value.net) wrote
 > John covici wrote:
 > >Hi.  I have a strange problem on a list which I own, but do not
 > >moderate.  The moderator tried to send a message to the list and got a
 > >message back saying he was forbidden to do so and there is nothing in
 > >the logs to tell me anything except that a post went out.  How can I
 > >track this down and fix it ?
 > First of all, the fact that the poster is the moderator is irrelevant.
 > The moderator has no special privileges with respect to posting other
 > than the fact that he knows a password that could possibly be used in
 > an Approved: header.
 > My guess is that the address that Mailman saw the post as coming from
 > is a non-member and generic_nonmember_action is reject or the address
 > or a pattern match is in the reject_these_nonmembers list.
 > It doesn't seem likely from your description, but it is also possible
 > that the address is moderated and member_moderation_action is reject.
 > Has the moderator successfully posted before? From the exact same
 > address?
 > --
 > Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
 > San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

Your life is like a penny.  You're going to lose it.  The question is:
How do
you spend it?

         John Covici
         covici at ccs.covici.com

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