[Mailman-Users] Mailman Site Admin email Problem

Sean Murphy smurphy at calarts.edu
Mon Dec 1 21:44:38 CET 2008

Mark Sapiro wrote:
> Sean Murphy wrote:
>> Mailman used to send me an email as the "site admin" that a new list has 
>> been created.  I use the web interface to create new lists.  This email 
>> had the aliases I needed to add to the /etc/mail/aliases file in the 
>> body of the email.   I have upgraded Mailman months ago but didn't 
>> notice that I had not been receiving this until now as the lists were 
>> already setup.
>> I know I can run the genaliases command to get the same output but I 
>> fear I am not seeing all of the mailman site admin email.
>> Is the email sent from a python script to an alias? is it specified in a 
>> config file?
> This mail is only sent if MTA = 'Manual'. If you have MTA = 'Postfix'
> or MTA = None in mm_cfg.py, no aliases mail will be sent.
> When sent, the mail is sent to mailman-owner at ... (or whatever the name
> of the site list is). You can test if this mail is deliverable by just
> mailing anything to that address.

I checked the mm_cfg.py and then the defaults.py it is currently set to 
manual, that should be good.  So I think the email address for the site 
admin is incorrect.  I did a couple of searches in those files above 
with no luck.  Where do I change the "site admin's" email address?


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