[Mailman-Users] missing post for moderation

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Oct 11 23:20:06 CEST 2011

Andrew Watson wrote:

>I have a list which has been functioning fine for many years.
>This morning I found a standard email to me, as moderator, asking that I authorize a posting.
>The "Date" field says it was sent 6 hours ago.
>When I go to the administrative page, no message appears for my approval.
>If I test the system by sending a new message, it does appear in my moderator queue, so
>otherwise the list appears to be working fine.
>How can this happen, and is there some way to find the missing message, or should
>I just chalk it up to the mysteries of mailman, and ask the poster to send again?

What's in Mailman's vette log? Possibly the poster cancelled it
herself. If so the disposition will be in the vette log.

If there is nothing in the vette log about either the holding or the
reject/discard of the post, check the Received: headers of the notice
to see what server it came from.

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

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