[Mailman-Users] smtp-failure.log / diagnosing delivery to only some subscribers

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Fri Dec 13 08:16:22 CET 2013

On 12/12/2013 06:41 PM, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> Christopher Adams writes:
>  > So, I assumed that smtp-failure.log would show which addresses were not
>  > sent to. I don't think that is what it is for.
> No, it shows addresses that were sent to and rejected by the remote
> SMTP server.

Actually, smtp-failure only logs addresses that were rejected by the
local MTA. Addresses rejected by a remote MTA should be logged in the
local MTA's logs and result in bounces to Mailman, but they won't be
logged in smtp-failure.

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