[Mailman-Users] Problems with mailman and postfix

Barry Finkel b19141 at britaine.ctd.anl.gov
Mon Sep 17 22:09:30 CEST 2007

Daniel Herrmann wrote:

>Hello List,
>first: I installed mailman now for the first time.
>I could make the new list "mailman" via ssh and the newlist command.
>The second list I created via the webinterface.
>Everything works well, but if I send now a message to
><mailto:Mailman-request at www.lists.bushido-wuestems.de>
>Mailman-request at www.lists.bushido-wuestems.de
>I get the following Error: 
>< <mailto:Mailman-request at www.lists.bushido-wuestems.de>
>Mailman-request at www.lists.bushido-wuestems.de>: mail for
>     <http://www.lists.bushido-wuestems.de> www.lists.bushido-wuestems.de loops back to myself

You do not say if you are using sendmail as your MTA, but from the
message I assume so.  You need a 

     Cw www.lists.bushido-wuestems.de

record in your sendmail.cf file telling sendmail that it is allowed to
accept mail destined for

Barry S. Finkel
Computing and Information Systems Division
Argonne National Laboratory          Phone:    +1 (630) 252-7277
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