[Mailman-Users] Question about excessive bounces

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Fri Apr 29 17:02:58 CEST 2011

Mark Sapiro wrote:
>You need to check Mailman's 'bounce' log to see when bounces are being
>received/registered, and Mailman's 'smtp-failure' log for potential
>delivery issues. You also need to look at the actual bounce
>notifications attached to the disabled notices to see that these seem
>to be legitimate bounces.

There is also the possibility that due to some strangeness in your
outgoing MTA, messages are queued there for a long time and sent
mostly on Fridays and Mondays. Look at your MTA's logs and perhaps
Mailman's 'smtp' log too and see what's going on there.

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

More information about the Mailman-Users mailing list