[Mailman-Users] Bounced messages with Mailman 2.1 and Postfix2.5Virtual Mailboxes
msapiro at value.net
Wed Jun 6 02:49:47 CEST 2007
Jennifer Redman wrote:
>> alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases, hash:/usr/local/mailman/data/aliases
>> You may need to run postalias after making this change.
>Ok tried this approach. Same error. I was actually following the
>instructions from 6.1.2 Virtual Domains with the original
>configuration....Thank you very much for the suggestion though.
6.1.2 is a suplement to, not a replacement for 6.1.1.
>> I think I may have the above memorized at this point ;>.
>I believe the problem is something to do with the virtual mailbox setup.
>Postfix instructions are here:
>"There is one major limitation: virtual aliases and virtual mailboxes can't
>directly deliver to mailing list managers such as majordomo. The solution is
>to set up virtual aliases that direct virtual addresses to the local
> listname-request at example.com listname-request
> listname at example.com listname
> owner-listname at example.com owner-listname
> listname: "|/some/where/majordomo/wrapper ..."
> owner-listname: ...
> listname-request: ...
>I believe the above example is for Majordomo -- having trouble translating
>for Mailman. Any ideas?
I'm not really a Postfix guy at all. Others on the mailman-users list
know a lot more than I about Postfix, but the mailman translation of
the above is straightforward.
Mailman creates data/virtual-mailman* which corresponds to the mailman
portion of/etc/postfix/virtual above and which maps in your case
listname at lists.blah.org listname
listname-bounces at lists.blah.org listname-bounces
i.e. it maps the address at lists.blah.org addresses to the corresponding
Then the mailman created data/aliases* pipes those local addresses to
the mailman wrapper. This corresponds to the mailman portion of
Possibly there is a permissions issue. What does ls -l mailman/data
Also, what's in mailman/data/aliases and mailman/data/virtual-mailman?
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