[Mailman-Users] Relaying error

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Mon Aug 27 17:51:01 CEST 2007

Yan Herndon wrote:
>I'm having a problem with my lists.  All remote mail stopped being
>I'm running Plesk 8.2 on CentOS.
>Dedicated server.
>Mailman was preinstalled.
>I have done some googleing.  Well actually my eyes are bleeding from all
>the reading.  Seems like the problem is that mailman wants to send mail
>as localhost which is not allowed by Qmail.
>The lists were working and I'm suspicious of a plesk update that
>happened a couple days ago via the updater.  I know plesk isn't your
>responsibility but thought you may know something.  

Neither is Qmail, but ...

Mailman delivers to the SMTP server and port defined by SMTPHOST and
SMTPPORT which default to 'localhost' and 0 (which really means 25)
respectively. You can assign these any values you wish in mm_cfg.py
(or remove or change an existing assignment) if that will solve the

However, it really seems that Qmail is not configured properly if it
won't relay mail originating at 'localhost'.

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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