[Mailman-Users] List not archiving, not sending mail, mischief log shows 'Hostile listname: <list>"

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue May 19 07:54:34 CEST 2015

On 05/17/2015 10:14 PM, Bill Christensen wrote:
> On Sun, May 17, 2015 at 6:26 PM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
>> On 05/17/2015 01:58 PM, Bill Christensen wrote:
>>> In the smtp-failure log I'm seeing
>>>     Message size exceeds fixed limit
>>> In General Options => Maximum length in kilobytes (KB) of a message body.
>>> Use 0 for no limit.  I have '0'.
>> These two things are unrelated. The message in smtp-failure says Mailman
>> attempted to send a message which was larger than the MTA would accept.
>> In Postfix for example, this is the main.cf parameter message_size_limit.
> Ok.
> I checked the messages waiting in Gmail.  They're all small enough, no
> worrisome attachments or anything.  I tried marking the oldest as read just
> in case it was jamming up the works, but the others are still in a logjam.

The Message size exceeds fixed limit errors have nothing to do with the
list messages that are not getting posted. They are messages being sent
from Mailman to the MTA (Postfix ?) that are bigger than Postfix's

You'll have to look at the Postfix log for more info.

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