[Mailman-Users] Determine whether a message is sent to a particularuser

Hung Phan phanh at canby.k12.or.us
Fri May 28 01:39:26 CEST 2010

Thank you! That's exactly what we looking for. The recipients are recorded in /var/log/exim/main.log

On May 27, 2010, at 12:41 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:

> Hung Phan wrote:
>> A user reports that she did not receive an emergency message that was sent to a list of 819 members with one member marked as no mail, yesterday. According to smtp log, the message sent out to 813 recipients of that list on May 25, 2010 10:39:40. Within the next 5 minutes, this message re-send to 15 members of the list ( according to post log, no message is posted to this list or any other lists for 60 minutes after this message)
>> Will we able to determine exactly whether the message is indeed sent to her account (hotmail account)? Will we able to determine the 15 members that the message re-send to?
> All of this information should be available by analyzing the MTA's
> log(s).
> Note that at most however, you will only be able to determine whether
> or not her message was accepted by a hotmail server. You will not be
> able to determine whether hotmail delivered it to her inbox or her
> junk folder or discarded it.
> -- 
> 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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