[Mailman-Users] Server migration question

vancleef at lostwells.net vancleef at lostwells.net
Tue Mar 20 02:02:53 CET 2007

The esteemed Steve Burling has said:
> So, we pretty much successfully moved our mailman installation from the old 
> Solaris box to the new Red Hat box.
> Only one small problem.  Of course.
> We (and by we, I mean me) had failed to reduce the TTL for the MX record 
> that points to our mail server, which is now on a new machine.  So some 
> mailman mail is still being delivered to the old machine.  I've stopped the 
> qrunners on that machine, so things are just piling up in the qfiles/in 
> directory.
This is something to handle in your MTA.  I assume, since you specify
Solaris as the old machine, that you were running Sendmail on it.  

Remove the aliases that pipe to the mail list, and set up something
like mailtertable to ship them to the new host.  


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