[Mailman-Users] Address Does Not Exist

Patrick Bogen pdbogen at gmail.com
Thu Jun 8 02:00:36 CEST 2006

On 6/7/06, McNutt, William R <mcnutt at utk.edu> wrote:
> Your message did not reach some or all of the intended recipients.
>       Subject:  Test
>       Sent:     6/7/2006 2:28 PM
> The following recipient(s) could not be reached:
>       cmats-oc at cls.coe.utk.edu on 6/7/2006 2:28 PM
>             The e-mail account does not exist at the organization this
> message was sent to.  Check the e-mail address, or contact the recipient
> directly to find out the correct address.
>             <utkfsvs1.utk.tennessee.edu #5.1.1 smtp;550 5.1.1
> <cmatsoc at cls.coe.utk.edu>... User unknown>

Hmm. Further along in the bounce mail, it says that
'cmatsoc at cls.coe.utk.edu' is unknown, although the email was sent to
cmats-oc at . Is this a typo, or is the MTA doing something weird with

Assuming that's just a typo...

Do other lists on this box work? Are you sure the aliases are in the
right place (and are you sure your MTA is configured to make use of

A bad alias configuration is at the very top of my list for this
issue. There's really no other reason this should be failing, since
Mailman itself cannot generate such an error (as far as I know.)

- Patrick Bogen

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