[Mailman-Users] Postfix & Mailman not playing well together

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Mon May 23 21:14:03 CEST 2011

Michael Soh wrote:
>On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 2:41 PM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
>> It looks like epicfail at linuslive.com is being mapped to
>> epicfail at mikesoh.com by virtual_alias_maps, but mikesoh.com is in turn
>> a virtual domain (i.e. in virtual_alias_domains).
>Yes, this is correct.  I have a lot of e-mail addresses and it's just easier
>to virtualize the entire domain (hence the mysql hook).
>> It looks like mydomain is set to mikesoh.com because it defaults
>> myhostname with the first component removed. You either want to set
>> mydomain explicitly to some domain in mydestination or if your Mailman
>> is recent enought to support it, set
>> in mm_cfg.py and run Mailman's bin/genaliases to rebuild
>> virtual-mailman.
>I've tried putting in the variable in mm_cfg.py to no avail.  Still the same

Did you run Mailman's bin/genaliases after changing mm_cfg.py?

What Mailman version is this?

What's in data/virtual-mailman? Do the 'to' addresses have @localhost
appended. If not, you can append it manually and there are ways to
automate this.

>I've also tried setting mydomain to a destination (
>hotdog.mikesoh.com) and that didn't work either.

What were the postfix log messages in that case?

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