[Mailman-Users] mm-handler setup, new domain

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Thu Nov 30 07:06:01 CET 2006

Brad Knowles <brad at shub-internet.org> writes:

> At 6:10 PM -0500 11/29/06, David Abrahams wrote:
>>  So I am inclined to simply point a DNS record for
>>  lists.boost-consulting.com at the same IP address and go from there.
>>  Is there any reason that shouldn't work out peachily, and are there
>>  any pitfalls I need to watch out for?
> Just make sure you don't try to use a CNAME alias instead of a real IP
> address.  The RFCs require that all CNAME aliases get their hostname
> replaced with the actual canonical name that is referenced, and this
> will hose your Mailman configuration.  Directly resolve to real IP
> addresses and avoid any CNAME aliases, and you should be fine.

Pardon my ignorance, but is this a DNS setting you're referring to, or
is it something to do with configuration on the mailserver?

Thanks again,

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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