[SATLUG] Mailing list problems

Howard Haradon hharadon at gmail.com
Tue Jun 2 22:55:21 CDT 2009


Thanks for your work on this, Bruce.  I did get
an email on June 1 at 5:00AM, satlug.org mailing list
memberships reminder.  This claimed to be a monthly
reminder, but I do not recall getting it every month.

HH
-- 
Howard Haradon
San Antonio, TX  USA



On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 10:41 PM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
> OK, I think we are back up now.  This is what happened:
>
> About 0732 last Saturday (May 30) the server rebooted.  I don't know why.
> The log has an entry 01:17:07 and the next one is:
>
> May 30 07:32:40 alamo syslogd 1.4.1: restart.
>
> This matches the boot log.
>
> The reboot stopped a continuous run of about 1250 days.  :(
> -----------
>
> I don't know who set up mail/mailman on the system originally (it wasn't
> me), but I'm not impressed.  None of the three main processes, sendmail,
> mailman, and spamassassin were set to start with the standard bootscripts.
>  That is, none of the Sxx links weere present.
>
> After I started those, I still couldn't get sendmail to accept messages.
>  From the timestamps, I think someone hacked the sendmail.cf file directly
> and never updated the sendmail.mc file.   After I corrected this, with some
> trial and error), I still was getting relying denied messages and had to set
> another configuration file.
>
> ------------
>
> In any case,  I think the list is working properly now.  If anyone is
> reasonably conversant in sendmail, I'd like them to contact me off line so I
> can verify that my settings are reasonable.
>
> Sorry it took so long to get back up.
>
>  -- Bruce
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