[Mailman-Users] Fetchmail? + mailmain + SMTP on different servers

Glen Low glen.low at pixelglow.com
Tue Jan 25 18:10:12 CET 2005

On 14/01/2005, at 12:40 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:

> If the MTA runs elsewhere and you can retrieve the incoming mail with
> fetchmail and run it through procmail, you can use procmail to pipe it
> to the wrapper appropriately.
If I understand the process properly (after doing the appropriate 
research), why would I need a procmail step at all?

I set up my fetchmail to poll a POP3 server for incoming mail to 
LISTNAME-admin, LISTNAME-bounces etc. Each fetchmail rc line has mda 
set directly to mailman, avoiding the procmail step entirely -- am I 
missing something?


poll something.com with protocol pop3 username "LISTNAME" there with 
password "XXX" is "mailman" here mda "sudo -u mailman 
/usr/share/mailman post LISTNAME"

Cheers, Glen Low

pixelglow software | simply brilliant stuff

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