[Mailman-Users] mailman not respecting /etc/postfix/transport ???

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Sat Sep 10 12:23:31 EDT 2016

On 09/10/2016 07:35 AM, Steve Wehr wrote:
> I tried almost all the email addresses defined in /etc/postfix/transport
> Many of them succeed in the telnet test below, but many of them fail. There
> is no pattern I can find to success or failure. I thought maybe there was
> some hidden characters in the file that were preventing the hashing working
> when the file is compiled. So I was looking to see if all the ones above a
> certain spot in the file failed, and all those below succeeded, but that is
> not the case. Ideas?

Are the ones that work in /etc/passwd and or /etc/aliases and the ones
that fail not?

I wrote:
> Now, given that Postfix doesn't like steve at tunedinweb.com, the question is
> what are the PHP scripts that mail to this address doing. Are they
> connecting to this Postfix differently or even at all (maybe they connect to
> mx.emailsrvr.com).

The answer to this may still be of interest.

> If you add
> local_recipient_maps = proxy:unix:passwd.byname $alias_maps $transport_maps
> to Postfix main.cf, I think that will work. This is actually only adding
> $transport_maps as proxy:unix:passwd.byname and $alias_maps are the
> defaults. This will ensure that none of the addresses in transport_maps
> (/etc/postfix/transport) is rejected as an unknown local recipient.

Have you tried this? I think it will work. If the answer to my first
question above is yes, I'm sure it will work.

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