[Mailman-Users] Outbound smtp email problems (qmail problems)

Matt England mengland at mengland.net
Mon May 16 06:48:01 CEST 2005

Another note:

/usr/lib/sendmail is a qmail executable disguised as sendmail for 


At 5/15/2005 10:50 PM, Matt England wrote:
>I should also note:  Mailman outbound email seems to work just fine when 
>using Sendmail.py.
>At 5/15/2005 10:49 PM, Matt England wrote:
>>It seems there's some problem with my SMTP server...I'm just trying to 
>>figure out what it is or how I can reproduce it other then keeping to 
>>point Mailman or phpBB forums at it (both fail for SMTP localhost connections).
>>I can run the following test ok:
>>root at biz2tek 10:35pm [~] 1> telnet localhost 25
>>Connected to localhost.
>>Escape character is '^]'.
>>220 biz2tek.com ESMTP
>>HELO biz2tek.com
>>250 biz2tek.com
>>HELO lists.biz2tek.com
>>250 biz2tek.com
>>MAIL FROM: <mailman at lists.biz2tek.com>
>>250 ok
>>502 unimplemented (#5.5.1)
>>RCPT TO: <blah at mengland.net>
>>250 ok
>>telnet> c
>>Connection closed.
>>root at biz2tek 10:41pm [~] 2>
>>Any other suggestions for testing my localhost SMTP server?
>>At 5/15/2005 09:02 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
>>>Matt England wrote:
>>> >
>>> >Is there any way I can isolate the outbound/smtp mailman
>>> >process/program/module?  I've got all my other outbound email mechanisms
>>> >working, but I'm wading through a mountain of modules in mailman trying to
>>> >figure out exactly which part is responsible for the outbound mail.
>>>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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