[Mailman-Users] 7th Circle of Burning, Hot, Fire Filled HELL!
djfreak at beathustler.com
Sat Dec 11 05:05:28 CET 2004
I meant mm_cfg.py
On Dec 10, 2004, at 7:50 PM, DJ Freak wrote:
> Thank you very much for your reply David.
> I'm looking very carefully right now at your pp_cfg.py code. You also
> have fewer lines in your main.cf file than I do.
> Mine are:
> virtual_alias_maps = hash:/Users/mailman/data/virtual-mailman
> virtual_alias_domains = beathustler.com, jessicamartin.org,
> nathanielmiller.com, wigglemusic.com, grapefruitgirl.com
> alias_maps = hash:/Users/mailman/data/aliases,
> alias_database = hash:/etc/postfix/aliases
> virtual_alias_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/virtual
> I had to change the order of these lines around and even split them in
> two a bunch of times to get Mailman to finally work. If something
> about those lines screams wrong to any of you then let me know. I
> have made a lot of progress since my last post. Using the above lines
> (which may look odd I agree) I am finally able to post. A huge
> accomplishment. How come you don't have virtual_alias_domains David?
> Do you only host one site?
> The reason that I ask is that in my pp_cfg.py file I have
> ['mail.beathustler.com'] (my server's mail identity). I have gotten
> the lists working by sending mails to
> beat-hustler at mail.beathustler.com which is also the Preferred URL I
> have set in the lists' Web Interface setting and I have postmapped and
> newaliased and bin/mailmanctl restart'ed and postfix reloaded until my
> fingers bleed needless to say. However, I wish to have people send
> subscription mails to beat-hustler-subscribe at beathustler.com not
> mail.beathustler.com which refuses to work or ideally have people send
> simply to subscribe at beathustler.com and have that mail sign them up to
> a list which I would set. Do you have any thoughts on that?
> Remembering of course that I have several different sites on the
> server several of which may have mailing lists in the future, granted
> I'm willing to live with each URL having only one list each meaning
> subscribe at domain1.com will only subscribe you to domain1.com's set
> mailing list while sending subscribe at domain2.com will subscribe you to
> #2's list etc. Is this possible?
> Thanks for any thoughts on this David.
> On Dec 10, 2004, at 4:03 PM, David Relson wrote:
>> On Thu, 9 Dec 2004 01:15:03 -0800
>> Evan Miller wrote:
>>> Someone in this world please please tell me how to get Postfix,
>>> mailman, and virtual alias maps to all work together PLEASE. This is
>>> not a Postfix issue. Postfix works fine. This is an integrating of
>>> Mailman issue.
>>> Here are my files. I'm going to sleep now. I've been at this for 12
>>> hours not counting the six days I spent getting Postfix to work. If
>>> any of you have any mercy in your souls you will help me figure out
>>> /etc/postfix/virtual will not release its iron-clad grip on my
>>> mail and allow ~mailman/data/aliases to do its job and route my
>>> postings to their lists. The lists themselves are fine.
>>> I have integrated all of the advice that you all have given me today
>>> much of which is not in the instructions and I have followed the
>>> as well.
>> Hi Evan,
>> You've got the same toolset as I do. Maybe I can offer some tips.
>> Note: I'm something of a rookie myself. I got mailman up/running
>> 8 months ago and have 3 mailing lists with small subscriber
>> counts(around 500 for all 3) and low traffic volumes. The info below
>> how _I_ have it working and may not be the best way to do it.
>> 1) In /etc/postfix/main.cf there are two mailman related lines:
>> virtual_alias_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/virtual,
>> alias_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/aliases,
>> As you can guess, my main mailman directory is /var/lib/mailman (which
>> is where Mandrake puts things). Your location may be different.
>> The data/* files are maintained by mailman itself.
>> 2) /etc/postfix/master.cf doesn't reference mailman at all.
>> 3) /etc/mailman is the mail man configuration file. On my system there
>> is a symlink from/usr/lib/mailman/Mailman/mm_cfg.py to it. It has
>> several site specific lines at the end of the file:
>> # Put YOUR site-specific settings below this line.
>> VERP_PASSWORD_REMINDERS = Yes
>> VERP_PERSONALIZED_DELIVERIES = Yes
>> VERP_DELIVERY_INTERVAL = 1
>> DEFAULT_EMAIL_HOST = 'example.com'
>> DEFAULT_URL_HOST = 'www.example.com'
>> add_virtualhost(DEFAULT_URL_HOST, DEFAULT_EMAIL_HOST)
>> MTA = 'Postfix'
>> POSTFIX_STYLE_VIRTUAL_DOMAINS = [ DEFAULT_EMAIL_HOST ]
>> There are a few extra commented lines in the above. Offhand I don't
>> recall whether they show mailman default values or alternate setting
>> that I could use but don't.
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