[Mailman-Users] Mail DOmains & mailman lists

Maren S. Leizaola maren at leizaola.com
Mon Jan 24 18:28:06 CET 2000

On Mon, 24 Jan 2000, David Sexton wrote:

| Hi,
| 	I've recently installed mailman and got it to do *almost* what I want.
| 	I need to make it available for use for our users on different mail
| domains, so that there is no 'namespace' clash (i.e. list at domain1.com is
| different from list at domain2.com).

Sorry, am I missing something? Sendmails virtuser function would do this
in a flash... I've never tried putting programs in virtuser, but if
required forward each virtual domain to an actual aliase where you can
execute the wrapper.


| 	I have managed to get most of the way there by embedding the domain
| name into the internal list name (i.e. list(@domain.com) would be known
| to mailman as 'domain-com-list') and then munge the mail aliases so that
| the wrapper gets the correct parameters when mail is sent to
| list at domain.com. The general settings page is modifed to show the
| 'visible' list-name (list) in the prefix and hostname options.
| 	The General options screen states that changing the 'public name' of
| the list will cause bad things to happen as it will be advertised as the
| email address. This is what I want to happen. Unfortunately, it isn't.
| So instead of subscribers being told that the address of the list is
| 'list at domain.com', they would get 'domain-com-list at domain.com'.
| 	Can anyone give me some pointers to what I should be doing? I don't
| mind hacking code but I don't know Python (although it shouldn't be that
| difficult to pick up).
| 	Regards,
| 		Dave
| -- 
| David Sexton
| Network Technician
| Sapphire Technologies Ltd.
| Tel: +44 (0) 1642 702100
| Fax: +44 (0) 1642 702119
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