[Mailman-Users] Complaints about MM 2.1.6b4
Darren G Pifer
dpifer at odu.edu
Thu Sep 8 15:43:25 CEST 2005
Thanks for the info. I will pass this onto the list admin.
On Tue, 2005-09-06 at 10:29, Brad Knowles wrote:
> > The newest problem is: Because Classroom is a shared email account, it
> > shows the "real sender" - who is a member of the list with a check-mark
> > in the MOD box, so it holds the email and waits for administrator
> > approval.
> Make sure that your MUA properly uses the desired sender address
> as both the envelope sender and in the header "From:" and "Sender:"
> Or, go into your mm_cfg.py file and change what fields you look
> at for determining list membership. If you don't have explicit
> settings for this, see the examples from Defaults.py, then copy them
> over to mm_cfg.py and change as necessary for your installation.
These are settings for envelope sender from Defaults.py which is looking
like it is doing the right thing.
# The envelope sender is set by the SMTP delivery and is thus less
# spoofed than the sender, which is typically just taken from the From:
# and thus easily spoofed by the end-user. However, sometimes the
# sender isn't set correctly and this will manifest itself by postings
# held for approval even if they appear to come from a list member. If
# are having this problem, set this variable to No, but understand that
# spoofed messages may get through.
USE_ENVELOPE_SENDER = No
How can we confirm that the MUA is doing the right thing? Would this be
one of the mailers sendmail would be using, like mlocal?
Old Dominion University
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