[Mailman-Users] Mailman + STARTTLS

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Mon Feb 4 19:38:03 CET 2008

Ralf Hildebrandt wrote:

>* Charles Marcus <CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com>:
>> Hello,
>> Ok, I googled and FAQ'd but didn't find the answer - if I missed it, a
>> rtfa reference will be appreciate...
>> We outsource our anti-spam service, and I'd to lock down my postfix 
>> server by requiring TLS encrypted sessions.
>> I discovered that mailman doesn't like this...
>> How do I tell mailman to use TLS?
>I let mailman talk to localhost, and postfix on localhost does all the
>TLS stuff

That seems like the easiest way.

Otherwise, you'd need to modify Mailman/Handlers/SMTPDirect.py to add a
starttls call in the __connect method in the Connection class (see

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