[Mailman-Users] I've built apache, sendmail, mailman successfully, how to make them work?

lovecreatesbeauty lovecreatesbeauty at gmail.com
Sun Feb 19 19:16:21 CET 2006

On 2/20/06, Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net> wrote:
> You are correct. No one needs POP3 access to local mailboxes on your
> server for Mailman.
> --
> Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
> San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

On 2/20/06, Patrick Bogen <pdbogen at gmail.com> wrote:
> A POP/POP3 server is not required for mailman. Only if your mail
> server also provides mail services to users (e.g., they can have an
> email address person at your.server.com) do you need POP3. The same goes
> for IMAP, if that comes up.
> POP and IMAP are protocols for _retrieving_ mail (as opposed to
> _receiving_ or _sending_, which are both handled by your Mail
> Transport Agent, which in this case is Sendmail. Mailman does not need
> to retrieve mail.)
> - Patrick Bogen

Great thanks to Mark and Patrick.

Perhaps I will lose the last chance, tomorrow morning our customer
will come to the office, and I'm not sure I can fix my Mailman
problems and complete the testing integrate with the business code of
the project before their inspection (sorry for the off-topic).

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