[Mailman-Users] preparing to setup Mailman for the first time... questions about Mailman's functionality

Dwight A. Ernest dwight at significant.com
Tue Mar 30 22:25:35 CEST 2004

Oklahoma Information Technologies Group wrote:

> 1.  Does Mailman have it's own SMTP server or does it rely on a
> separate/independent SMTP server?

Mailman doesn't have its own SMTP. It is independent of the MTA (mail 
transfer agent) on the machine, and requires that there be one.

> 2.  If Mailman relies on an SMTP server package independent of Mailman, is
> that SMTP server required to reside on the same machine?

It can be configured to use an MTA that is not on the same host as Mailman.

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