[Mailman-Users] mailman and group mismatch error

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Mon Aug 3 18:01:56 CEST 2009

Greg White wrote:
>Since the mailman account on a centos and redhat system is setup as nologin how else would you send a post?

Via SMTP to the incoming MTA.

>I tried to post a message to the list.  I started mutt, pressed m, to: test at xyz.com, subject test, wrote this is a test :wq, pressed y to send.

And it worked. Your message was delivered to Mailman.

>If the mailman user can't login can I post to the list?

The Mailman user doesn't ever need to log in. The MTA pipes the post to
the wrapper which invokes the proper script to queue it for Mailman.

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