[Mailman-Users] uncaught bounce notification

Barry Finkel b19141 at anl.gov
Fri Mar 13 16:33:57 CET 2009

Ted Frohling <ted at frohling.org> wrote:

>I'm getting an uncaught bounce notification from a particular user on
>one of my mailing lists.  In a message in the archives, one respondent
>said they could look at the message, but would need the original
>email.  I'm using mailman 2.1.9 and postfix as the mta.  I can't figure
>out where I would find the original message.  I've looked in the
>usual places and neither mailman nor postfix is keeping the original
>message around.  At least that I have found.  So where to look, or
>what to turn on so the message is saved for the future so I have a
>chance to determine why the message is not being understood by the
>mailman bounce processor.

You would need to look at the archives mbox file on the Mailman machine.
On my Ubuntu machine the archives are in


That mbox file has the mail messages with all of the RFC 5322 mail
headers.  Viewing the archives via the web interface will not show
all of the mail headers.
Barry S. Finkel
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