[Mailman-Users] Admin approval messages not being sent

Christopher Adams adamsca at gmail.com
Thu Apr 25 00:42:14 CEST 2013

Thank you, Mark. It has been awhile, as I submitted a ticket to the
provider of mail, but they have not been responding. I do thank you for the
suggestion and am following up a second time with them and will post when I
have a resolution.

On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 2:40 PM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:

> Christopher Adams wrote:
> >I can send mail outside of Mailman to the listname-owner address and it
> >delivers correcty regardless of whether the list owners are inside the
> >local subnet. The problem only seems to occur when sending through the
> >Mailman server and Postfix.
> When you send mail originating outside Mailman to the listname-owner
> address it is ultimately delivered to Postfix from Mailman for the
> owner/moderator recipients in exactly the same way as a Mailman
> generated notice.
> There are a few differences in the headers of the message ultimately
> sent to the owner/moderator recipients and of course, the bodies are
> different (but you could test manually sending a copy of an actual
> notice).
> The major difference is the From: header which in the cast of the
> message you send has hour address and in the case of the notice has
> the listname-owner address. The notice also has headers like
> Precedence: bulk
> X-BeenThere: listname at example.com
> X-Mailman-Version: ...
> List-Id: ...
> X-List-Administrivia: yes
> that probably aren't in the manually generated message.
> Perhaps the issue is that there is spam filtering in the local network
> that discards Precedence: bulk messages destined for local recipients.
> >It is also possible that the central server that mail is routed through is
> >not looking kindly on the admin notifications, so I will look in to that
> as
> >well as problems with Postfix.
> Yes, particularly the Precedence: header.
> --
> Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
> San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

Christopher Adams
adamsca at gmail.com

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