[Mailman-Users] debugging help - logs show mailman post executed but no mail

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu Oct 4 22:16:24 EDT 2018

On 10/04/2018 05:03 PM, Dave Stevens wrote:
> The list exists, the sender is subscribed and unmoderated the
> destination email exists, the post operation seems to have worked
> (where's the logfile???) but no mail delivered.
> Where should I be looking?

In Mailman's logs. Particularly 'error', 'post', 'smtp' and
'smtp-failure'. Where they are depends on how Mailman was installed,
possibly /usr/lib/mailman/logs/ or /var/lib/mailman/logs/ or
/var/log/mailman/ or elsewhere depending on how Mailman was

If there is no error or smtp failure and there are entries in the 'post'
and 'smtp' logs, then the message was delivered to the outgoing MTA.

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