[Mailman-Users] Question re: creating new lists from the GUI

Simon tanstaafl at libertytrek.org
Tue Aug 5 22:56:21 CEST 2008

On 8/5/2008 4:44 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> I don't think so. I'm confused at this point. Mailman and Postfix both
> seem to be set up properly for you to mail to
> listname at myhost.mydomain.com, yet your mysql alias seems to be
> required for you to mail to listname at mydomain.com.
> Which domain do you want to use for your list mail?

mydomain.com - so lists would be just list at mydomain.com

Remember, I didn't set this up, I inherited it, so I'm trying to fix it.

>> 1. just one domain for list mail

> If that is the domain which is currently DEFAULT_EMAIL_HOST, which I
> gather is 'myhost.mydomain.com', then I think everything should work
> if you just mail to that domain.
> So what is this domain?

That is it, but I don't want to have to use the host. part, because 
everyone is used to just list at mydomain.com.

>> 2. just one domain for web access

> And is this the DEFAULT_URL_HOST domain?


>> 3. it is a virtual domain in postfix, but it is the only one, and I 
>> don't see that changing.

> And which domain is this?


I guess the problem is that whoever originally set this up used 
myhost.mydomain.com for the DEFAULT_EMAIL_HOST.

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