[Mailman-Users] Mailman list sends but doesn't receive mail.

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu Dec 9 03:07:37 CET 2010

JRC Groups wrote:
>I sent the message and this is what the log in Server Admin shows:
>Dec  8 17:48:13 dentserv postfix/smtpd[37996]: NOQUEUE: reject: RCPT from
>mail-gw0-f52.google.com[]: 450 4.7.1
><Implants-request at 3wforum.com>: Recipient address rejected: Service is
>unavailable; from=<joemailgroups at gmail.com>
>to=<Implants-request at 3wforum.com> proto=ESMTP helo=<mail-gw0-f52.google.com>
>Dec  8 17:48:13 dentserv postfix/smtpd[37996]: disconnect from

This is Apple Postfix's greylisting at work. googlemail should retry
the send after a few minutes and it should succeed. See, e.g.,

>> Try running
>>   sudo /usr/share/mailman/bin/check_perms -f
>> If it runs cleanly (don't worry about the warning about
>> archives/private being world searchable) logging and archiving should
>> work.
>I ran it and the following is the output:
>dentserv:~ locadmin$ sudo /usr/share/mailman/bin/check_perms -f
>Warning: Private archive directory is other-executable (o+x).
>         This could allow other users on your system to read private
>         If you're on a shared multiuser system, you should consult the
>         installation manual on how to fix this.

This is the warning I meant to ignore.

>/private/var/mailman/data/virtual-mailman.db owned by root (must be owned by
>_mailman (fixing)
>/private/var/mailman/data/virtual-mailman.db permissions must be 066x (got
>0100640) (fixing)
>Problems found: 2
>Re-run as _mailman (or root) with -f flag to fix

You already ran it via sudo with -f so the problems with
virtual-mailman.db should be fixed now.

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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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