[Mailman-Users] Can mailman pickup mail via pop3

Matthew junkmailtrapenator at gmail.com
Thu Dec 7 14:41:07 CET 2006

That's usefull thanks!! I may be able to get it work.

However, is there anyway to do it without having the local MTA involved at

On 12/6/06, Patrick Bogen <pdbogen at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/6/06, Matthew <junkmailtrapenator at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I would like to be able to have mailman pickup incoming mail to the list
> > via an external POP3 server (important)
> A program called 'fetchmail' can... fetch mail, from a POP3 server and
> deliver it using the local MTA. It's pretty easy to set up.
> > and submit it out to the
> > list via an external SMTP server (not as important).
> Mailman can do this natively. It's pretty trivial; you just change the
> SMTPHOST variable in your mm_cfg.py appropriately.
> Alternatively, you can set up the MTA on the mailman machine (FWIW, I
> recommend Postfix) to deliver via a smart host. This is also pretty
> easy to do.
> --
> - Patrick Bogen

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