[Mailman-Users] alias not updating

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Wed Feb 3 17:18:29 CET 2010

Dan Brita wrote:

>I have a new installation of Mailman 2.1.12 running on Ubuntu with Postfix. When I create a list, it does not update my /etc/aliases file. It does update the /var/lib/mailman/data/aliases file. This causes Postfix to reject any email sent to the list. What have I done wrong in configuring this server?

There should be no Mailman aliases in /etc/aliases. Postfix should have
hash:/path/to/mailman/data/aliasaes in it's alias_maps so postfix gets
Mailman's aliases from Mailman.

Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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