[Mailman-Users] Mailman 2.1.8 posting problems

Hennie Rautenbach hennie at overland.co.za
Sun Sep 17 17:31:35 CEST 2006

Mark Sapiro wrote:

> Hennie Rautenbach 
>> There are quite a backlog of .pck files in 
>> ~/qfiles/out and ~/qfiles/retry. The only notable error is in the 
>> ~/logs/post file. Where previously I had "success" status with each 
>> posting I now get "failures" as per the log example below:
>> Sep 17 12:22:31 2006 (2416) post to chat from rigel at somewhere.co.za, 
>> size=2633, message-id=<20060917100954.8524C3918 at ctb-mesg4.saix.net>, 1 
>> failures
>> Sep 17 12:23:31 2006 (2416) post to chat from hennie at somewhere.co.za, 
>> size=2702, message-id=<450D1FBC.1020103 at server.co.za>, 1 failures
>> Any idea what may have caused my messages to appear with the "failures" 
>> status ? Any help in diagnosing the problem will be greatly appreciated. 
> The problem is between Mailman and the outgoing MTA (Postfix). What is
> in Mailman's 'smtp' and 'smtp-failure' logs and the Postfix logs?
> Is the out queue backlogged? (see
> <http://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-users/2006-August/052864.html>).

Thanks Mark. It was exactly as described in your post above. I 
unsubscribed a number of bouncing addresses and cleared the "out" queue 
  and things appear to be back to normal...

Thanks for your response,



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