[Mailman-Users] After Installing Virtual Hosts with mailman, regular aliases quit working.

Todd Zullinger tmz at pobox.com
Mon Jan 21 17:01:42 CET 2008

audit wrote:
> Here's my output from postconf -n
> alias_database = hash:/usr/local/etc/postfix/aliases
> alias_maps = hash:/usr/local/mailman/data/aliases
> Problem is, anything that I had in my /usr/local/etc/postfix/aliases 
> file that wasn't the standard root, bin, postmaster, etc won't work. I 
> get the error Recipient address rejected: User unknown in local 
> recipient table

You need to have your normal postfix aliases in alias_maps in addition
to the mailman aliases file.  The install guide[1] gives an example:

    alias_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/aliases,

[1] http://www.gnu.org/software/mailman/mailman-install/node13.html

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