[Mailman-Users] postfix virtual domain problem

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Thu Feb 22 19:19:40 CET 2007

Patrick Bogen wrote:

>On 2/21/07, Rich <rich at edj.net> wrote:

>> In /var/log/mailman/smtp-failure I see:
>> delivery to user at host failed with code -1:(111, Connection Refused)
>This seems to indicate that mailman can't talk to the SMTP server that
>it's supposed to used to send mail. What is the setting of
>DELIVERY_MODULE? ('SMTPDirect' on my system). How about SMTPHOST? If
>you haven't overwritten these in mm_cfg.py, the defaults of SMTPDirect
>and '0' should be set, which means to use the default from Smtplib.
>I believe this is going to be 'localhost'; if this isn't right for
>your system, you need to set these things in mm_cfg.py.

As Patrick indicates, The default for the outgoing SMTP server is port
25 on 'localhost' which is refusing your connection. Is your outgoing
MTA listening on localhost ( port 25?

Can you successfully 'telnet localhost 25' and get a response from your

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