[Mailman-Users] getting a list of bounced emails

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Fri Jan 14 19:22:19 CET 2011

Brent Kearney wrote:
>We create mail lists by syncing with our database, and so often bad  
>(no-longer existing accounts, etc) emails get re-added to our lists,  
>and produce an automatic unsubscribe bounce message. Does Mailman  
>record the emails for which there was a bounce-action somewhere? If  
>so, where/how can I see the list of bounced emails? Or is parsing the  
>bounce-action notification emails the only way to generate a list of  
>bounced emails?

If by "emails" you mean addresses, see Mailman's bounce log
(logs/bounces in your Mailman install directory).

If you mean the actual bounce DSN, these are not saved anywhere, but
they are sent to the list owner when the user's delivery is disabled
if bounce_notify_owner_on_disable is Yes.

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