[Mailman-Users] Mailman stop working...help! (Progress?)

Seun Ojedeji seun.ojedeji at gmail.com
Thu Apr 26 06:19:32 CEST 2012

Hello Denis,

Thank you for your mail, kindly find my comment inset

On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 12:06 AM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:

> Seun Ojedeji wrote:
> >Hi,
> >Perhaps i should provide my details maybe i could get help here....i
> really
> >wish to keek the vpostmaster frontend(because of the ease of
> >account//domain creation) and still needs my mailman. below is the url to
> >my /etc/mailman/mm_cfg.py and /etc/postfix/main.cf . Kindly help!
> >
> >http://pastebin.ca/2139462
> If I understand correctly what the situation is, your list mail is
> being rejected by the incoming MTA at SMTP time and never being
> delivered to Mailman. Thus, your mm_cfg.py is not relevant at this
> point.
> Yes exactly that is the problem and thank you for telling me tht mm_cfy.py
is not the issue

> Also, the output of 'postconf -n' is generally much easier for those
> who would help you than is the entire main.cf.
> Here is the output below:
admin at mydomain:~$ postconf -n
alias_database = hash:/var/lib/mailman/data/aliases
alias_maps = hash:/var/lib/mailman/data/aliases
append_dot_mydomain = no
biff = no
broken_sasl_auth_clients = yes
config_directory = /etc/postfix
html_directory = /usr/share/doc/postfix/html
inet_interfaces = all
mail_name = mydomain MAIL SERVER
mailbox_command = procmail -a "$EXTENSION"
mailbox_size_limit = 0
mydestination = lists.mydomain.net, localhost, localhost.localdomain
myhostname = mail.mydomain.net
mynetworks = [::ffff:]/104 [::1]/128
readme_directory = /usr/share/doc/postfix
recipient_delimiter = +
relayhost =
smtp_tls_session_cache_database = btree:${data_directory}/smtp_scache
smtpd_banner = $myhostname ESMTP $mail_name (Ubuntu)
smtpd_recipient_restrictions = permit_mynetworks
permit_sasl_authenticate                                        d
permit_auth_destination check_policy_service unix:private/vpm-pfpolicy
r                                        eject_unauth_destination
smtpd_sasl_auth_enable = yes
smtpd_tls_cert_file = /etc/ssl/certs/ssl-cert-snakeoil.pem
smtpd_tls_key_file = /etc/ssl/private/ssl-cert-snakeoil.key
smtpd_tls_session_cache_database = btree:${data_directory}/smtpd_scache
smtpd_use_tls = yes
virtual_alias_maps = hash:/var/lib/mailman/data/virtual-mailman
virtual_mailbox_domains = pgsql:/etc/postfix/vpm-domains
virtual_transport = vpm-pftransport

> That said, there is nothing much in main.cf that would indicate a
> problem except that the vPostMaster stuff beginning at line 48 in the
> pastebin is probably the issue, but exactly what the issue is can't be
> determined without knowing what's in /etc/postfix/vpm-domains and
> probably what's in master.cf for the vpm-pftransport.
> Here is output of /etc/postfix/vpm-domains
additional_conditions = and active = 't'

Here is the master.cf.vpostmaster : http://pastebin.ca/2140584  However i
think its using the default master.cf as it wrote some vpostmaster stuffs
there. Here is the master.cf http://pastebin.ca/2140584

Based on your prior post, I would guess that mail to the
> "lists.mydomain.net" domain is being routed to vPostMaster and
> vPostMaster doesn't know how to deliver to Mailman.
> Exactly! how do i get to route to the right domain??

> The response you got from a vpostermaster list said:
> > You'll have to make sure that the domain that is used for the list e-mail
> > is not managed by vPostMaster; without the vPostMaster integration, I
> > don't know of a way to get Postfix to deliver both to regular accounts
> > and lists in the same domain.
> That says that your lists should be in the "lists.mydomain.net" domain
> and only list mail should be addressed to that domain, i.e. no local
> user addresses in that domain, and that domain should not be managed
> by vPostMaster, i.e. it should not be in /etc/postfix/vpm-domains.
> Yes the domain is not there at all, but and that is why in the error i get
no such domain message

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


*Seun Ojedeji,
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