[Mailman-Users] Unmoderated list member recieving msgs, but unable to post to the list

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Fri May 22 17:14:45 CEST 2009

Millsap, James  writes:

 > Text/html is allowed.

Hm.  One possiblity is that his messages are getting shunted because
they are ill-formed enough to cause Mailman to throw an error.  Look
in mailman/qfiles/shunt (you'll need shell access, and to actually
read the files and find out who sent them etc there you use
mailman/bin/show_qfiles).  The typical reason is illegal characters in
the headers, but there may be others.

Or maybe something else is not allowed.  The most certain way to find
out what happened is to look in "mailman/logs/vette", I guess.

You could also double-check the settings for filters.  Maybe his
address is getting caught by a new spam filter.  Maybe your list is
set to discard multipart/<something> messages for some unusual
<something> that your member's MUA has suddenly started to use.

You could temporarily set any filter that currently says "discard" to
reject, and then he should get a rejection notice that explains why
his post was rejected.

 > I even added his address to the list administrators.

That's irrelevant.  As far as list posting goes, administrators get no
special treatment.

 > The only logging I get is when I set his moderation bit.

Well, it's getting to Mailman, at least you've confirmed that.

Do the moderated and approved messages get posted to the list?

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