[Mailman-Users] Beginner questions

Dennis Morgan dennis at eaachat.org
Mon Oct 1 15:21:56 CEST 2007

Is my subscription request in your moderation queue?

I don't know hardly anything about mailman - I'm here to learn - but 
just a notion. If you'd go ahead and enter the real values you have in 
your configuration files instead of things like:

main.cf i have entered relayhost = main.mail.server

people like Mark and Brad would likely be able to be of more help.

Chris Arnold wrote:
> Dennis Morgan wrote:
>> Using the DNS report tool from
>> www.dnsstuff.com
>> It says you don't have a MX record for that domain. Quoting:
>> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>> MX Category  ERROR: I couldn't find any MX records for 
>> mytimewithgod.net. If you want to receive E-mail on this domain, you 
>> should have MX record(s). Without any MX records, mailservers should 
>> attempt to deliver mail to the A record for mytimewithgod.net. I can't 
>> continue in a case like this, so I'm assuming you don't receive mail on 
>> this domain.
>> Mail  FAIL  Connect to mail servers  ERROR: I could not find any 
>> mailservers for mytimewithgod.net.
> I have 2 domains, electrichendrix.com and mytimewithgod.net. Both are
> through dyndns.com as i have 1 dhcp address from my provider. Both
> domains have a mx record in dyndns.com's system. It doesn't really
> matter, as mail going to mytimewithgod.net is pointed to the same ip as
> electrichendrix.com and i have no problem getting mytimewithgod.net mail
> on my mailserver. Passed this isp connection i have a juniper firewall
> that does nat or more appropriately, pat. Behind this firewall, sits the
> 192.168.x.x subnet and the 192.168.x.x subnet. These subnets are
> connected via switches to the firewall. On these subnets, i have a DC, a
> mailserver and a webserver. It is funny that mytimewithgod.net does not
> report a mx record; i am looking at the mx right now on dyndns.com.
> Anyway, mytimewithgod.net is making it to my mailserver and being
> forwarded to the webserver which has mailman installed.
>> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~`
>> I subscribed to your list and got a confirm email from the list. I 
>> replied to this, but was never told I was subscribed. Looking  the 
>> headers for your confirmation email and I quote:
>> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>> Received: from mail.electrichendrix.com ([]) by localhost 
>> (mail.electrichendrix.com []) (amavisd-new, port 10024) with 
>> ESMTP id 33sehzUyOLfY for <dennis at eaachat.org>; Mon, 1 Oct 2007 07:45:51 
>> -0400 (EDT)
>> Received: from web.site (unknown []) by 
>> mail.electrichendrix.com (Postfix) with ESMTP id B9289EBDB for 
>> <dennis at eaachat.org>; Mon, 1 Oct 2007 07:45:51 -0400 (EDT)
>> Received: from web.site (localhost []) by web.site (Postfix) 
>> with ESMTP id 81A692CE47 for <dennis at eaachat.org>; Mon, 1 Oct 2007 
>> 07:45:51 -0400 (EDT)MIME-Version: 1.0
>> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>> The IP address isn't right - is it? That's an internal 
>> address on your intranet rather than a valid Internet IP.
> Correct
>> Also - I sent 2 test emails to the list address on the webpage:
>> mtwg-prayer at lists.mytimewithgod.net
>> and got the following mail returned error from 
>> MAILER-DAEMON at mail.electrichendrix.com
>> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>> Final-Recipient: rfc822; mtwg-prayer at lists.mytimewithgod.net
>> Original-Recipient: rfc822;mtwg-prayer at lists.mytimewithgod.net
>> Action: failed
>> Status: 5.0.0
>> Remote-MTA: dns;
>> Diagnostic-Code: smtp; 554 <mtwg-prayer at lists.mytimewithgod.net>: Relay 
>> access
>>     denied
>> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Here is the problem, i believe.......mail from the mailserver is being
> rejected by the webserver as "relay access denied". On the webserver,
> which has postfix, in main.cf i have entered relayhost =
> main.mail.server but i still get the same response "relay access
> denied". I have asked on the postfix mailinglist, how to have postfix
> accept mail from my webserver. Still waiting for a reply.
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