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Wade attempted to post this from a non-subscribed address.
(Wade, be sure your 'blata@extent0006.entomology.ohio-state.edu' address
is subscribed to vox-tech, otherwise you can't post from that address!)

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Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2006 15:26:35 -0700
From: Wade Pinkston <blata@extent0006.entomology.ohio-state.edu>
Subject: postfix mailman
To: vox-tech@lists.lugod.org


I'm new to the list and apparently a week late but I am in desperate 
need of help with my mail/mailman server.

I'm not sure where the problem lies but first off I cant get post fix to 
send mail from the correct virtual domain.

The server has a domain name of

and a virtual name of

I want all the mail to appear to be from user@bugs.osu.edu not 
extent00.... (for obvious reasons)

secondly when ever I create a mailing list in mail man and try to send 
mail to it I get this:

data format error. Command output: ****: Mailbox does not exist

Google insists this is an aliasing issue and I can believe it but I can 
see that the lists are listed in /etc/mailman/aliases

but along with that postfix doesn't seem to be paying any attention to 
/etc/aliases since I'm not getting any root email sent to my aliased 

I understand that this is confusing and I would be more then willing to 
share any config or files.

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