[Mailman-Users] How to specify alternate port in./configure--mailhost= ?

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Wed Jun 29 02:13:55 CEST 2005

Forrest Aldrich wrote:

>I was referring to the ./configure option:
>--with-mailhost      specify the hostname part for outgoing email

This option sets the value in Defaults.py for DEFAULT_EMAIL_HOST which
in turn sets the domain part of e-mail addresses that appear in
outgoing mail and on web pages. E.g. the envelope sender is set to

It has nothing to do with the host for the outgoing SMTP server.

>Though I put your suggested fixes in there and that seems to work, too.
>What is this configure option - or is it just a switch that can be
>overidden in mm_cfg.py.

See above.

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