[Mailman-Users] Only One List Is Not Working

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Fri Apr 18 02:27:36 CEST 2008

Carlos Williams wrote:
>I deleted the <everyone> list and recreated it with myself as the
>admin. It creates fine.
>I then start with 3 users (my IT staff) and subscribe them and all
>goes well. I then place
>a test email to everyone and all 3 users including myself get the
>email sent to everyone.
>I then add a bunch of email addresses (20) which consist of all my
>email accounts that begin
>with the letter "A". I subscribe them and place another test email to
>everyone and it works.
>I then add "B-Z" email addresses which consist of the remaining email
>accounts and its about
>307 addresses in total and they all subscribe no problem and then the
>test emails go straight
>to archive.
>What am I doing wrong? Am I hitting a limit or something?

Yes. By default Mailman will send to up to 500 recipients in one SMTP
transaction. Your MTA is not accepting that many. Your Mailman
smtp-failure log and your MTA logs should have entries telling you



in mm_cfg.py and see if that helps.

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