[Mailman-Users] mailman configuration issue with a functional postfix server

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu Sep 1 17:07:04 CEST 2011

On 9/1/2011 5:52 AM, J. Bakshi wrote:
> Hello list,
> This is an open-suse 11.4 box with a postfix server, support multidomain
> and functional since 2006.
> I have installed mailman here. I have followed the suse README
> file shipped with this mailman package and done the configuration
> accordingly.  I have created a list and can sent there subscription
> request. the system also sent me back the mail having confirmation code.
> Good.....  A reply to that message do noting and not get any mail after sending
> reply to that again and again. So completed subscription with web link.
> Welcome mail sentarrived. Not bad till now. But when I sent mail to the list,
> those mails are not distributed... :-( I think there is something missing
> in postfix ( actually in the manual) that mailman can't sent confirmation as well
> as distribute the mail to the list. 

Please see the FAQ at <http://wiki.list.org/x/OIDD>.

> The main.cf and master.cf is unchanged as there is nothing
> in README which advise to do any modification.
>>From mail.log it is seen the messages are successfully delivered
> to the list account. No warning.

Mail to list addresses should not be delivered to an
account/mailbox/maildir. It should be piped to the mail/mailman wrapper
with an appropriate command.

See <http://www.list.org/mailman-install/node12.html>.

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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