[Mailman-Users] partial (silent) non-delivery
t.d.lee at durham.ac.uk
Mon Jun 5 19:18:17 CEST 2006
On Mon, 5 Jun 2006, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> Is there anything in Mailman's error log? Anything in the 'shunt' queue
> (qfiles/shunt directory)?
Empty for two weeks (and that itself was installation set-up issues).
> >> >3. Instead of:
> >> > From: a.n.other at our.site
> >> > Sender: ourlist-bounces at our.site
> >> > we see just:
> >> > From: ourlist-bounces at our.site
> >> > (no sender; "From" replaced by expected "Sender" contents).
> Always, or just on problem cases? Assuming SMTPDirect is unmodified, it
> always adds a "Sender: ourlist-bounces at our.site" header to the
> outgoing message. Thus, deletion of Sender: must be happening after
Just problem cases. Good emails have both fields (as shown above); bad
emails have just the "From" but with "Sender"-like contents (as above).
> So this only occurs on the problem mails? wierd!
> There are no extra debugging switches to get more log output.
> You could do the following:
> Edit the file Mailman/Handlers/SMTPDirect.py
> The last line in the file is:
> Following this, add
> syslog('smtp', 'Msgid: %s, Chunk sent to: %s', msgid, recips)
> Indent this the same amount (4 spaces) as the line above. This will log
> the list of recipients for each (possibly only one depending on other
> settings) SMTP transaction. After editing the file, you need to do
> 'bin/mailmanctl restart' to load the changed module.
Done (edit and 'bin/mailmanctl restart'). I think I got it right!
I'll await the next email (or two) through the list.
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