[Mailman-Users] is it possible to set up mailman on a host without a MTA?

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Sat Oct 20 20:32:53 CEST 2007

Dennis Putnam schrieb:
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> At 06:36 AM 10/20/2007, you wrote:
>> Is it possible to set up mailman on a host without a MTA?
>> I imagine mailman could easily send emails through an external MTA, and
>> receive email using externam pop3 or imap account - however, I didn't
>> find many hints about such setup in the fine documentation.
>> Any clues?
> I'm not exactly sure what you are asking for but I have a Mandrake 
> system on my DSL connected line without a static IP address. I have a 
> couple of mailing lists running and use 'fetchmail'. I have mail 
> boxes set up with my ISP and run 'fetchmail'  via 'cron' to get the 
> incoming messages. My SMTP sever is configured to use my ISPs mail 
> server for the outgoing messages.
> If this is the kind of thing you are looking for let me know and we 
> can discuss it further.

All right, I forgot about fetchmail.

Was something non-standard needed to make mailman work with fetchmail/cron?

Tomasz Chmielewski

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