[Mailman-Users] Mail delivery fails with "(-2, 'Name or service not known')"

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Fri Mar 9 04:46:42 CET 2007

noc at windowslinux.net wrote:
>When I try to access to python shell with mailman user ( @#" su  
>mailman ") I've got a error :
>"This account is currently not available."

Try running these as any 'ordinary' user - not root.

Also try sending mail using the example in the post at

If the "x = smtplib.SMTP()" in this script succeeds, but there is a
failure after that, try adding


immediately following

x = smtplib.SMTP()

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