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Subject: Re: Problems sending messages to a list, #3
From: Tom Ryan <tomryan @ crazy . rutgers . edu>
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 1995 13:40:44 -0400
To: Nina Sweeney <sweeney @ ipas . afip . mil>
Cc: majordomo-users @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: <9504261605.AA12529@ipas.afip.mil>

quick question?
in your /etc/alaises file do you have a lin that looks like:

pathnet: :include:/path/to/file/including/all/users/on/list

if you don't have this line it won't work :)

On Wed, 26 Apr 1995, Nina Sweeney wrote:

> 
> Sorry for sending this out again.  I don't think the first message on this
> subject ever got to majordomo-users@GreatCircle.com, and if it didn't, the
> second message would not have been at all clear.
> 
> We are using Majordomo 1.92 under SunOS 4.1.3.  I have created a list
> (pathnet@ipas.afip.mil), and users can subscribe to it but they cannot
> post messages to it.  An error message indicating that pathnet@ipas.afip.mil
> is an unknown user is generated.  
> 
> If anyone has any insight as to what might be causing this behavior, please
> let me know.  Your help is greatly appreciated.  
> 
> Nina Sweeney
> 
> sweeney@afip.mil
> 
> P.S.  The aliases file looks like this:
> 
> ##
> #  Aliases can have any mix of upper and lower case on the left-hand side,
> #	but the right-hand side should be proper case (usually lower)
> #
> #	>>>>>>>>>>	The program "newaliases" will need to be run after
> #	>> NOTE >>	this file is updated for any changes to
> #	>>>>>>>>>>	show through to sendmail.
> #
> #	@(#)aliases 1.10 89/01/20 SMI
> ##
> 
> # Following alias is required by the mail protocol, RFC 822
> # Set it to the address of a HUMAN who deals with this system's mail problems.
> #Postmaster: oliver
> postmaster: sweeney
> owner-owner: postmaster
> 
> # Alias for mailer daemon; returned messages from our MAILER-DAEMON
> # should be routed to our local Postmaster.
> MAILER-DAEMON: postmaster
> 
> # Aliases to handle mail to programs or files, eg news or vacation
> # decode: "|/usr/bin/uudecode"
> nobody: /dev/null
> 
> # Sample aliases:
> 
> # Alias for distribution list, members specified here:
> #staff:wnj,mosher,sam,ecc,mckusick,sklower,olson,rwh@ernie
> 
> # Alias for distribution list, members specified elsewhere:
> #keyboards: :include:/usr/jfarrell/keyboards.list
> 
> # Alias for a person, so they can receive mail by several names:
> #epa:eric
> 
> #######################
> # Local aliases below #
> #######################
> #rlb: rlb@ipas
> becker: rlb
> #elka: elka@ipas
> kaczmare: elka
> #pel: pel@ ipas
> lorenz: pel
> #tjo: tjo
> #uvm: uvm@ipas
> mikel: uvm
> oleary: tjo
> #
> #
> ################
> # Majordomo
> ################
> #
> majordomo: "|/usr/local/majordomo-1.92/wrapper majordomo"
> major:   owner-majordomo
> majordomo-owner: sweeney
> owner-majordomo: majordomo-owner
> #
> # pathnet mailing list
> #
> owner-pathnet: pathnet-owner
> pathnet: "|/usr/local/majordomo-1.92/wrapper majordomo resend 
>  -l pathnet -f pathnet-owner -h ipas.afip.mil pathnet-outgoing"
> #test: "|/usr/local/majordomo-1.92/wrapper new-list test"
> pathnet-owner: sweeney
> pathnet-approval: pathnet-owner
> pathnet-outgoing:
>    :include:/usr/local/mail/lists/pathnet
> owner-pathnet-outgoing: pathnet-owner
> pathnet-request:
>  "|/usr/local/majordomo-1.92/wrapper request-answer pathnet"
> owner-pathnet-request: pathnet-owner 
> 
> 
> Thanks again.
> 


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