[Mailman-Users] Sending MovableType notifications via Mailman

Eric Lee ericlee at labourstart.org
Tue Feb 12 19:28:18 CET 2008

I just checked and unfortunately, both the variables are set as you
suggested -- generic_nonmember_action  is 'hold' and forward_auto_discards
is 'yes'.  But I'm not getting any error messages back.  Any other ideas?

Oh, and take what you have gathered from coincidence.


On Feb 12, 2008 5:10 PM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:

> Eric Lee wrote:
> >
> >So why is Mailman treating one (sent via the email client) as a
> submission
> >to the list, to be moderated, and the other (sent to the same address via
> >MovableType) isn't treated this way.  What could be the difference?
> The envelope sender and the Sender:, From: and Reply-To: headers all
> potentially affect whether a message is accepted or not.
> I could be wrong, but I suspect you  have generic_nonmember_action set
> to Discard, and the messages from MovableType are being discarded as
> non-member posts. If this is the case, there will be 'Message
> discarded' entries in Mailman's vette log, but they will only tell you
> the message was discarded, not why. If you set forward_auto_discards
> to Yes, you will receive a discard notice containing the message which
> may help you determine what the problem is.
> --
> Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
> San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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