[Mailman-Users] how does mailman get its mails?

Dan Mick dan.mick at west.sun.com
Thu Mar 15 21:15:24 CET 2001

MAILMAN Server wrote:
> really silly question indeed :(
> If I have multiple mailing lists called, a-list b-list ...
> do I have to have mail-alias for all this mail-idents on my mail-server?

Yes, of course.  The details are in the INSTALL text file.

> also, the default setting for the mailbox of my sendmail is /var/mail/somebody,
> I mean the location of mailboxes.  Does mailman know how to find this by itself,
> or do i have to configure it?

Mailman doesn't use "mailboxes"; that's what the alias is for, to send the mails
to the Mailman subsystem instead.  See "man aliases" plus the Mailman INSTALL

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