[Mailman-Users] Where are the bounces?

jc dill lists05 at equinephotoart.com
Fri Sep 2 18:47:49 CEST 2005

Brad Knowles wrote:
> At 2:57 PM +0200 2005-09-02, Michael Schaarwaechter wrote:
>> great, mailman handles the most bounces going back to listname-bounces
>> itself. But now we have a problem in our Mailserver and would like to
>> take a look at these bounces. Is that possible? I didn't find any place
>> where I can see the mails themself.
> 	The bounces themselves only exist on the server long enough to be 
> processed by the BounceRunner.  After that, they are thrown away.  If 
> you want to see the individual bounces themselves, you're going to 
> have to make some configuration changes to Mailman or how you 
> integrate Mailman into your MTA.

A simple change would be to edit the alias for the bounce address to 
deliver the mail to both
A) a separate mailbox where you can look at them at your leisure
and B) to mailman for processing.

> 	For details on how to make those kinds of configuration changes, 
> I would encourage you to spend some time searching the archives.

That too.  :-)


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