[Mailman-Users] No address associated with nodename

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Tue Oct 18 21:46:10 CEST 2005

Andrew Hedges wrote:
>Oct 18 11:41:10 2005 (92) Low level smtp error: (7, 'No address associated
>with nodename'), msgid:
><mailman.0.1129644537.90.fv-test at lists.familyvoices.org>
>Oct 18 11:41:10 2005 (92) delivery to ahedges at familyvoices.org failed with
>code -1: (7, 'No address associated with nodename')


>>From $prefix/Mailman/mm_cfg.py:
>MTA = "Postfix"
>DEFAULT_EMAIL_HOST = 'lists.familyvoices.org'
>DEFAULT_URL_HOST = 'lists.familyvoices.org'
>SMTPHOST = 'lists'

The problem is Python's smtplib is not able to find the domain 'lists'
to connect to. Remove "SMTPHOST = 'lists'" from mm_cfg.py and let this
default to 'localhost'.

>PS:  As an aside, is it typical for it to take nearly 3 seconds for Mailman
>to process one, puny message to a list with one, puny recipient?

No, but this probably reflects the time required to determine that the
DNS lookup of 'lists' is unsuccessful.

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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