[Mailman-Users] mailman + postfix = strange behaviour

Stefan Förster cite+mailman-users at incertum.net
Thu Aug 20 12:30:22 CEST 2009

* Marek Kozlowski <kozlowsm at mini.pw.edu.pl>:
> :-)
> I have Gentoo, Postfix and Mailman
> I've configured according to  
> http://www.gnu.org/software/mailman/mailman-install/node13.html
> The bahaviour is very strange:
> - mail do my mailing list goes to ML archive -- OK
> - if there are wrong adddressess (cause I have deleted some users) I got  
> the error in logs:
> " User unknown in local recipient table;  
> from=<somelist-bounces at mydomain> to=<someuser at mydomain> "  -- OK
> - I can see in logs:
> " myserver postfix/local[7449]: 2DC4B2A2052: to=<somelist at mydomain>,  
> relay=local, delay=0.2, delays=0.08/0/0/0.12, dsn=2.0.0, status=sent  
> (delivered to command: /usr/lib64/mailman/mail/mailman post somelist)" -- 
> OK
> Everything seems OK but no mail sent to mailing list is delivered to no  
> user's mailbox. What's wrong??

There is a wiki entry for this at http://wiki.list.org/x/A4E9 which
describes various strategies to troubleshoot this problem.

In my personal experience, this is a very helpful ressource, and
checking everything that is mentioned there has helped me often in the


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