[Mailman-Users] mail doesn't return
Barry S. Finkel
bsfinkel at att.net
Sun May 10 18:06:15 CEST 2015
On 5/10/2015 1:28 AM, Camelia Botez wrote:
> I have a mailing list with a couple of wrong e-mail addresses .
> When I send a message to this mailing list I see in /var/log/maillog
> of the mailman server that those addresses get user unknown and
> the messages is not sent , but I don't get back an error mail
> with user unknown
Check the bounce values for the list. IIRC, the default value is 5,
so each bounce (max one per day) is counted against a subscriber.
All bounces are processed by the Mailman bounce process, and only
when a subscriber "achieves" a bounce score at or above the set
maximum is the rejection mail sent to the list owner.
When I ran a Mailman server, I checked the bounce scores on all lists
daily so that I would be able to see which subscribers had bounces,
as many of our lists were re-built automatically from external sources.
I used scripts developed by Mark Sapiro, and he referenced them in a
posting earlier today or yesterday.
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