[Mailman-Users] Mailman scripts running with wrong group

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Thu Apr 5 03:38:36 CEST 2007

No One wrote:

>I have mailman up an running but message are bouncing because of a complaint about the group that the scripts are running as. Here is the error:
> Command output: Group
>     mismatch error.  Mailman expected the mail wrapper script to be  executed as
>     group "mail", but the system's mail server executed the mail script  as
>     group "nogroup".  Try tweaking the mail server to run the script as  group
>     "mail", or re-run configure,  providing the command line option
>     `--with-mail-gid=nogroup'.
>I have no idea what it is talking about. Is this a postfix issue or a mailman issue. Since I installed mailman as an rpm, I never ran a configure script. This was never an issue in the previous version. What do I need to do now? Thanks.

for information about this kind of error.

What you really need to do is contact your packager, however I think in
most cases, Postfix excecutes the pipe to Mailman using the user and
group of the file in which it found the alias that contains the pipe
to Mailman. So, you could try adjusting that.

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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