[Mailman-Users] Beginner questions

Chris Arnold carnold at electrichendrix.com
Sat Sep 29 19:02:47 CEST 2007

Brad Knowles wrote:
> On 9/28/07, Chris Arnold wrote:
>> I have a dns entry that points to the webserver and a mx record that
>> points to the webserver. I just thought of something that might be
>> causing the problem: the "real" mail server serves the virtual domain
>> that the list also is for. It appears all mail is going to that
>> mailserver and the user does not exist on the mailserver.
> Right, so either you need to change the list address to be
> "listname at webserver.yourdomain.example.com", or you need to set up
> those aliases on your main mail server, as previously discussed.
> Alternatively, you can still add a new hostname called
> "lists.yourdomain.example.com" which has the same IP address as the
> webserver, and has an MX record which points to the same IP address,
> and then you need to change all your mailing lists to be
> "listname at lists.yourdomain.example.com".
I am not understanding this at all. I have made an alias on the
mailserver with listname at domain.tld and it redirects mail to my personal
account; i can send mail to it from inside and outside the network but
how are other people going to get mail with this config?

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