[Mailman-Users] Help! -- Approved messages are discarded, and administration interface won't update

Brad Knowles brad at shub-internet.org
Mon May 14 00:20:50 CEST 2007

On 5/13/07, N U wrote:

>  Hi folks,I need some help here. Your advice will be appreciated. As
>  indicated in the subject, there's re two issues (they may be related
>  somehow): 1. The administration web interfaces for all the list won't
>  update anything. For example, if I try to approve a held message, the
>  message will remain held. If I try to add a new member to a list, the
>  new email won't be added at all.

There are a variety of potential causes for this problem.  Some of 
them are detailed in FAQs 4.45, 4.65, 4.69, and 4.71.

>  2. I tried to use email reply to approve held messages but failed. I
>  do receive confirmation email saying the approval was successful, but
>  the lines upon the approval message in log file "vette" are like this:
>  May 09 16:12:36 2007 (2035) test: Discarded posting:
>  From: xxxx at xxxx.xxx        Subject: testThis started a few weeks ago.
>  Newly created lists have such same problem as the existing lists.

Sounds to me like you're somehow triggering one of the anti-spam or 
mail filtering rules, which results in a "discard" action.  Check 
your anti-spam settings, and check your mail filtering settings. 
Also try searching the FAQ for "discard", and the archives of the 

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