[Mailman-Users] Delivery failure postfix/mailman

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Mon Mar 14 17:38:40 CET 2011

Damijan Sencar wrote:

>After resolving file system space problems we noticed that our mailman
>system doesn't work any more.
>i.e. sending mail do mail list resulted in following error in
>/var/log/mailman/smtp-failure file:
>........ failed with code -1: Server not connected
>I restarted mailman and nothing changed. When I restarted postfix some
>shorter mailing lists were available again. But after sending message to
>larger (200 addresses) mailing lists mailman stopped delivering with
>same error  error as before.
>Any idea how can I repair the system?

This definitely appears to be a Postfix issue and not directly related
to Mailman. What do you see in /var/log/maillog?

You can get more debugging info from Mailman. See the FAQ at
<http://wiki.list.org/x/-IA9>, but this probably won't tell you any
more than you can learn from

  telnet localhost 25

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