[Mailman-Users] creation of virtual-mailman.db

Vizion vizion at vizion.occoxmail.com
Tue Apr 17 18:36:30 CEST 2007

> From: Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>
> Date: 2007/04/17 Tue AM 09:01:09 PDT
> To: Vizion <vizion at vizion.occoxmail.com>, 
> 	<mailman-users at python.org>
> Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] creation of virtual-mailman.db
> Vizion wrote:
> >I am missing something in facilitating the creation of virtual-mailman.db.
> <snip>
> >I have gone through the docs but am obviously missing something.There is no virtual-mailman.db or virtual-mailman in /usr/local/mailman/data. aliases and aliases.db are present and of owner:group mailman.
> What I think you are missing is an assignment to

in mm_cfg.py I have:
MTA ='Postfix'

> >Could anyone please let me know:
> >1. How virtual-mailman.db is created and what confifuration parameters affect its creation.
> virtual-mailman is created/maintained based on lists which are in one
> of the domains listed in POSTFIX_STYLE_VIRTUAL_DOMAINS, and then
> POSTFIX_MAP_CMD (default /usr/sbin/postmap) is run to update
> virtual-mailman.db.
> Once you get POSTFIX_STYLE_VIRTUAL_DOMAINS set, if you actually have
> lists in one of those domains, you can run bin/genaliases to rebuild
> Mailman's data/aliases* and data/virtual-mailman* files.
> >2. Ideally some examples from relevant config files would be ideal.
> <http://www.list.org/mailman-install/postfix-virtual.html> may help.
from what you say it seems that maybe I need to create lists???

IAm I on the right track?


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