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

Patrick Bogen pdbogen at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 01:49:24 CET 2006

There is a command you can run, 'genaliases' which will print out the
list of lines that need to be added to /etc/aliases. This is the same
list that is printed when you add a list, I believe, if mailman is
configured to do so.

On 2/19/06, lovecreatesbeauty <lovecreatesbeauty at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/20/06, Patrick Bogen <pdbogen at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 2/19/06, lovecreatesbeauty <lovecreatesbeauty at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > By the way, when I create a new list (not site-wide one), Mailman will
> > > create an email address for it, but Mailman doesn't create a real
> > > email address for the list. Do I need to create that corresponding
> > > email address manually?
> >
> > With sendmail, mailman will report a list of aliases (or you should
> > run genaliases manually), which you then need to add to /etc/aliases,
> > and run newaliases to tell sendmail to rescan this file.
> Where can I find the alias list if it is reported by Mailman automatically?
> If it should be done by manual, then I should do the following:
> -add aliases by editing /etc/aliases
> -run newaliases command
> is it right for me?
> 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.)
> >
> Some mailling list needs to be presented on web page like this
> Mailman-user mailing list. How to retrieve threads and every posts in
> one thead?

- Patrick Bogen

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