[Mailman-Users] Understanding logs

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Oct 7 19:25:10 CEST 2008

m-angel wrote:

>hi gurus,i m a novel mailman user ,ill like developer a tool for tracer a
>mail send to a list
>log sendmail--->losg mailman vettte,post,smtp,error ...
>Where I can find information about the logs and like works mailman?

There is very little documentation of log messages. The 'post', 'smtp'
and 'smtp-failure' messages are defined and documented in Defaults.py
(see the SMTP_LOG_* settings).

For the others, you need to search the source and/or read the logs.

>thre are tools ?

Brad Knowles' daily staus report script is in the Mailman distribution
contrib/ directory and at
It reads Mailman's logs and produces a summary report.

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