[Mailman-Users] Monthly Reminder Question
dap1 at bellsouth.net
Mon Mar 21 01:35:25 CET 2011
Thanks for the reply. Yes, it does the same thing. Is there a debug
option for this?
On 3/20/2011 10:19 AM, Andrew Hodgson wrote:
> Have you tried it without any arguments? I just ran it on a virtual machine here and it worked fine. I don't know much details about the program if it should write to stderr/stdout etc.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dennis Putnam [mailto:dap1 at bellsouth.net]
> Sent: 20 March 2011 00:01
> To: Andrew Hodgson
> Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Monthly Reminder Question
> I tried running that command from CLI and while it didn't output any errors, it also didn't produce any email that I could find. I have a test list with just me as a member ('python -S /usr/lib/mailman/cron/mailpasswds -l testlist'). I never received anything. Should the command write to 'stderr' if something is wrong?
> Should it write anything to 'stdout'?
> On 3/18/2011 7:28 PM, Andrew Hodgson wrote:
>> Dennis Putnam wrote:
>>> What triggers the monthly reminder? I cannot find any config parameter that lets me set what day or date in each month to send it. Does this >have t be done manually with a cron job? If so what is the command?
>> It is in Cron - see the file in ~/cron/crontab.in:
>> |# 5 AM on the first of each month, mail out password reminders.
>> |0 5 1 * * /usr/bin/python -S /usr/local/mailman/cron/mailpasswds
>> See this section of the installation guide:
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