[Mailman-Users] New list bounces postings, cannot post

Thomas Gramstad thomas at ifi.uio.no
Sun Nov 1 05:52:05 CET 2009

On Sat, 31 Oct 2009, Mark Sapiro wrote:

> Thomas Gramstad wrote:
> >
> >A new list in my Mailman installation refuses to let postings
> >from a subscriber and list administrator through (not sure if
> >this applies to all posters -- the list is new), and bounces
> >the postings instead. Below is the error message --
> >unfortunately in Norwegian -- maybe someone recognizes the
> >structure of the problem or has any suggestions or tips?
> [...]
> >From: mailman-bounces at mailman.kunnskapsallmenning.no
> >To: stoppdld-owner at mailman.kunnskapsallmenning.no
> >Subject: Returmelding som ikke ble fanget opp                               
> The message is an uncaught bounce notification. This says either the
> list posts are being sent to
> stoppdld-bounces at mailman.kunnskapsallmenning.no (or possibly
> stoppdld-admin at mailman.kunnskapsallmenning.no) instead of to
> stoppdld at mailman.kunnskapsallmenning.no or something is wrong with the
> aliases or other MTA configuration so that mail to
> stoppdld at mailman.kunnskapsallmenning.no is being piped to the wrapper
> with arguments "bounces stoppdld" instead of "post stoppdld".

The name of this list is 
stoppdld-admin at mailman.kunnskapsallmenning.no, in other words, "admin" 
is a part of the list name. Is that a problem? Is "-admin" a reserved 

(Also, there is another separate list named
stoppdld at mailman.kunnskapsallmenning.no )

Thomas Gramstad

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