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Re: Postfix and Mailman ...

From: Christopher Koeber <ckoeber_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Oct 05 2010 - 00:54:15 GMT
To: Postfix users <postfix-users@postfix.org>

On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 1:56 PM, Jeroen Geilman <jeroen@adaptr.nl> wrote:

> On 10/04/2010 07:41 PM, Christopher Koeber wrote:
>
> Just to give an update for everyone who can help:
>
>
> 1. The system uses an OpenLDAP database for virtual aliases. So my
> virtual_alias_maps points to an LDAP lookup for this.
> 2. The domain for the Mailman setup as well as the actual email
> accounts is the same:
> 1. For example: I will be using list@example.com ALONG WITH
> accounts@example.com. Does that make sense?
> 3. The emails for students current works but I get a bounceback for
> anything sent to the list.
>
> Anything else I can try? Thanks.
>
>
> Don't underestimate the impact of Zimbra on a previously-functioning
> postfix server; they mangle the configuration significantly.
>
> I would suggest you configure a subdomain for mailman first, to verify that
> your config actually works with a list domain.
> If that does work, you can tweak it to use your normal mail domain later.
>
> --
> J.
>
>
OK, following your suggestion here and I followed all of the steps. When I
actually send a message to the list I get this:

---------------------------------------------
Oct 4 20:49:04 WTS-ZIMBRA postfix/virtual[9636]: 25656321552: to=<
allstudents@wts-zimbra.wesleysem.edu>, orig_to=<
allstudents@students.wesleyseminary.edu>, relay=virtual, delay=406,
delays=0.36/405/0/0.12, dsn=4.2.0, status=deferred (delivery failed to
mailbox //"|/usr/lib64/mailman/mail/mailman post allstudents": unable to
create lock file //"|/usr/lib64/mailman/mail/mailman post allstudents".lock:
No such file or directory)
Oct 4 20:49:09 WTS-ZIMBRA postfix/virtual[9635]: 0635D321524: to=<
allstudents@wts-zimbra.wesleysem.edu>, orig_to=<
allstudents@students.wesleyseminary.edu>, relay=virtual, delay=566,
delays=72/489/0/5, dsn=4.2.0, status=deferred (delivery failed to mailbox
//"|/usr/lib64/mailman/mail/mailman post allstudents": unable to create lock
file //"|/usr/lib64/mailman/mail/mailman post allstudents".lock: No such
file or directory)
---------------------------------------------

Notice that instead of piping to the mailman service I get this "unable to
create lockfile" problem.

Shouldn't postfix actually pipe to the program mailman?

Anyone seen that before?

Thanks.