[Mailman-Users] virtual mail problem

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Wed Nov 2 20:31:01 CET 2005

Kanogin A.A. wrote:

>  But, then i send mail to discussion list with address lugnn at zxc.nnov.ru
>  mail return:
>The Postfix program
><"|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman post lugnn"@zxc.nnov.ru> (expanded from
>    <lugnn at zxc.nnov.ru>): unknown user: "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman post
>    lugnn at zxc.nnov.ru"
>    in the /usr/local/mailman/data/virtual-mailman :
>lugnn:               "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman post lugnn"
>lugnn-admin:         "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman admin lugnn"
>lugnn-bounces:       "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman bounces lugnn"
>lugnn-confirm:       "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman confirm lugnn"
>lugnn-join:          "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman join lugnn"
>lugnn-leave:         "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman leave lugnn"
>lugnn-owner:         "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman owner lugnn"
>lugnn-request:       "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman request lugnn"
>lugnn-subscribe:     "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman subscribe lugnn"
>lugnn-unsubscribe:   "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman unsubscribe lugnn"
>that i must read?
>What it is possible to make?

Your aliases are good. The problem appears to be that Postfix does not
recognize "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman post lugnn" as a pipe and
is treating it as a username.

This is a Postfix configuration issue of some kind.

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

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