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

Anders Norrbring lists at norrbring.se
Wed Aug 30 19:40:47 CEST 2006

Eric Howland skrev:
> 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.
> http://www.muine.org/~hoang/postfix.html
> It is however both for an older version of postfix and for Sun. Still
> I thought it laid it out clearly.

Thanks guys!
I'll look at the provided links to see if I get the idea.. ;)  I'll come 
back here otherwise!

Anders Norrbring
Norrbring Consulting

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