[Mailman-Users] Archive not woring on Debian install

Olivier Nicole olivier.nicole at cs.ait.ac.th
Wed Nov 5 09:45:29 CET 2014

Thank you.

>> I am new to mailman (as a site admin) and I cannot find out how to get
>> the archive running on my debian/postfix/mailman installation.
>> The list works fine, but it seems that no crontab is working.
> Your cron jobs are probably mailing their error output to 'mailman'
> which is the site list which probably doesn't accept the posts.

No they are not doing anything.

> You need to either configure the 'mailman' site list to accept all posts
> (in particular set generic_nonmember_action to Accept) and subscribe
> yourself to the list, or add MAILTO=your_address to Mailman's crontab or
> both.
>> If I try to manually sudo -u list /usr/lib/mailman/cron/mailpasswds is
>> sends no password reminder.
> Does it produce any output? If so, what? If not, are the lists'
> send_reminders settings Yes and are the members' "Get password reminder
> email for this list?" settings Yes?

I have overlooked that setting, now it works.

>> I must be forgetting something very obvious, But I can't see what it is.
> It may be a permissions issue. try
> sudo /usr/lib/mailman/bin/check_perms -f

It was and check_perms fixed it.

Thank you,


> Otherwise, what's in Mailman's 'error' log?
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