[Mailman-Users] Mailman and Postfix on different hosts?

Eric Howland eric.howland at gmail.com
Wed Aug 30 19:22:07 CEST 2006

On 8/30/06, Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net> wrote:
> Anders Norrbring wrote:
> >Simple question,
> >would it be possible to run mailman on one host, and the Postfix MTA on
> >another host?
> >
> >The reason is that I'm configuring a new in/outgoing server that
> >eventually should take over the "old" one, the old should keep the web
> >server functionality, so I'd like to split things up.
> >
> >If it can be done, any hints on how?
> Using a different host for outgoing mail is simple. Just set SMTPHOST
> in mm_cfg.py.
> Incoming mail to Mailman is more difficult. This has been discussed
> before on this list. See
> <http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq01.018.htp>
> for searching information.

You also need to have
But this is likely already set.

In some ways you are using the new machine as a proxy.  I found this
link to be helpful.

It is however both for an older version of postfix and for Sun. Still
I thought it laid it out clearly.

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