[Mailman-Users] unable to post messages to my list

sandeep kumar sandeep.y143 at yahoo.co.in
Thu Jul 29 08:55:48 CEST 2010

i have created a list with the following command in the command line

/etc/newlist mtech-cs-2010 anil_moogala at dcis.uohyd.ernet.in password

and then i have added the aliases to the /etc/aliases file...

then i got a mail in my mail box saying

The mailing list `mtech-cs-2010' has just been created for you.  The
following is some basic information about your mailing list.

Your mailing list password is:


You need this password to configure your mailing list.  You also need
it to handle administrative requests, such as approving mail if you
choose to run a moderated list.

You can configure your mailing list at the following web page:


The web page for users of your mailing list is: 


You can even customize these web pages from the list configuration
page.  However, you do need to know HTML to be able to do this.

There is also an email-based interface for users (not administrators)
of your list; you can get info about using it by sending a message
with just the word `help' as subject or in the body, to:

    mtech-cs-2010-request at dcis.uohyd.ernet.in

To unsubscribe a user: from the mailing list 'listinfo' web page,
click on or enter the user's email address as if you were that user.
Where that user would put in their password to unsubscribe, put in
your admin password.  You can also use your password to change
member's options, including digestification, delivery disabling, etc.

Please address all questions to mailman-admin at dcis.uohyd.ernet.in.

when i try to view my list in the interface, it is giving a message 

No such list mtech-cs-2010

i then added few members to the list using /bin/add_members -r s mtech-cs-2010

s is the file containing list of mail ids

it gave the following 

dcis:/var/mailman/bin # ./add_members -r s mtech-cs-2010
/var/mailman/Mailman/Utils.py:469: DeprecationWarning: raising a string exception is deprecated
  raise quickexit
Subscribed: sandeep at dcis.uohyd.ernet.in
Subscribed: anil_moogala at dcis.uohyd.ernet.in

a welcome message is sent to the members subscribed.

when i try to post a message to the list i have created, it gave me a 

Returned mail: see transcript for details
The original message was received at Thu, 29 Jul 2010 12:23:34 +0530
from localhost []

   ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
"|/usr/lib/mailman/mail/mailman post mtech-cs-2010"
    (reason: 1)
    (expanded from: <mtech-cs-2010 at dcis.uohyd.ernet.in>)

   ----- Transcript of session follows -----
post script, list not found: mtech-cs-2010

554 5.3.0 unknown mailer error 1


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