SV: [Mailman-Users] Different machines?

Anders Norrbring anders at
Thu Mar 4 21:10:59 CET 2004

> * Anders Norrbring <anders at> [040304 11:32]:
> > Is it possible to "split" Mailman's functions across machines?  What I
> want
> > to accomplish is to run the web-part on the machine that runs only
> apache
> > and the mail part on the second machine which acts as the mail server
> for
> > our domain?
> Is this for performance reasons?
> What we did in my installation is to run mailman on a dedicated machine,
> which in turn hands off all the mail to a pair of servers running nothing
> but MTA's (postfix in my case). Very good performance.

So far, I've only found the parameter "SMTPHOST", which of course could be
set as any smtp host, but that would only be effective for outgoing mails,

How should I go about to make incoming mails, both list mails and
administrative mails to go from that external mail host into the mailman


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