[Mailman-Users] Problem sending emails out

Troy Campbell troy.campbell at fedex.com
Fri Jul 2 18:29:31 CEST 2010

Things magically started working after about an hour and a half so it
must have been something else this time.  Anyway, much appreciate your
timely reponse!


-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Sapiro [mailto:mark at msapiro.net] 
Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2010 6:09 PM
To: Troy Campbell; mailman-users at python.org
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Problem sending emails out

Troy Campbell wrote:

>The issue I'm having is that my mailman server is no
>longer sending email out.  There was an issue with it
>earlier in the day where VCS shut it down because of
>the disk set monitor script was not completing.
>I'm running:
>    mailman-2.1.9-4.el5
>This was working up till today.  I did some googling and
>there are qrunner processes running:
>[root at request1 mailman]# ps -ef | grep qrunner
>mailman  13235 13231  0 16:26 ?        00:00:01 /usr/bin/python 
>/usr/lib/mailman/bin/qrunner --runner=ArchRunner:0:1 -s
>mailman  13236 13231  0 16:26 ?        00:00:00 /usr/bin/python 
>/usr/lib/mailman/bin/qrunner --runner=BounceRunner:0:1 -s
>mailman  13237 13231  0 16:26 ?        00:00:00 /usr/bin/python 
>/usr/lib/mailman/bin/qrunner --runner=CommandRunner:0:1 -s
>mailman  13238 13231  0 16:26 ?        00:00:00 /usr/bin/python 
>/usr/lib/mailman/bin/qrunner --runner=IncomingRunner:0:1 -s
>mailman  13239 13231  0 16:26 ?        00:00:00 /usr/bin/python 
>/usr/lib/mailman/bin/qrunner --runner=NewsRunner:0:1 -s
>mailman  13240 13231  0 16:26 ?        00:00:00 /usr/bin/python 
>/usr/lib/mailman/bin/qrunner --runner=OutgoingRunner:0:1 -s
>mailman  13241 13231  0 16:26 ?        00:00:01 /usr/bin/python 
>/usr/lib/mailman/bin/qrunner --runner=VirginRunner:0:1 -s
>mailman  13242 13231  0 16:26 ?        00:00:00 /usr/bin/python 
>/usr/lib/mailman/bin/qrunner --runner=RetryRunner:0:1 -s


>check_perms says everything is ok


>crond is running

Irrelevant for non-digest mail delivery with Mailman 2.1.x

>mailmanctl is running


>I'm running postfix 2.3.3
>Any help is much appreciated!

See the FAQ at <http://wiki.list.org/x/A4E9>.

What's in Mailman's queues (/var/spool/mailman/* in RHEL)?

What's in Mailman's logs, particularly smtp, smtp-failure and error?

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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