[Mailman-Users] question mailing lists

Luis Carlos Ramos Mejía lcrm_87 at hotmail.com
Fri Feb 12 06:29:54 CET 2010

what do i need to do to look in Mailman's logs to make sure the post was sent, or where do i access, or how do i do that...

> From: stephen at xemacs.org
> To: publicidad at redconexion.com.mx
> CC: mailman-users at python.org; publicidad_saltillo-request at redconexion.com.mx
> Subject: [Mailman-Users] question mailing lists
> Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 12:44:17 +0900
> publicidad at redconexion.com.mx writes:
> > i created a mailing list, and i added about 2000 email directions,
> > including a hotmail address that i have, so i sent an email to the list,
> > with the intention to send the message to the 2000 users, and i dont know
> > if the 2000 users get the message, but the message never got to my
> > hotmail... so the question is, is there a limit of users that mailing lists
> > allow, or whar happened in that situation. and if there is no limit, when
> > does the 2000 users will get my email, at the very instant or 250 per hour
> > or how does the list works
> This is a host configuration question. Mailman just sends the post to
> the host's mail transfer agent (MTA, such as sendmail, postfix, or
> exim). You need to talk to your system admin about this.
> In general, mass mailings of that scale should complete within a
> couple of hours from Mailman's point of view, and with the appropriate
> host configuration can complete in a minute or so. However, there are
> many reasons why the delivery to the end recipient's mailbox may be
> delayed for several hours.
> To find out about the hotmail address, you need to look first in
> Mailman's logs to make sure the post was sent, then in the MTA's logs
> to find out whether hotmail accepted it. This is usually not a
> Mailman problem.
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