[Mailman-Users] How to config sendmail on FC5

Daniel.Li lida_mail at 163.com
Mon Feb 16 17:13:28 CET 2009

On Mon, 2009-02-16 at 09:57 -0600, Grant Taylor wrote:
> On 02/15/09 07:00, Daniel.Li wrote:
> > Can u please simply give me some steps or tips to config sendmail.
> Both Mark and Hank are correct in what is probably the most common 
> method of hooking Mailman to Sendmail.  However there is another option.
> I have created a new sub-domain for my mailing lists and have Sendmail 
> passing all messages for it off to Mailman via a "mailer" which calls 
> the mm-handler script.
> Using the mailer method is (in my opinion) quite a bit easier (if you 
> can dedicate a (sub)domain to Mailman) in such as you don't have to 
> rebuild your aliases when you add / remove mailing lists.

Yeah, I just wanna try simple method that can fixed problem. As I really
lack of experience on this. 

So I will try to write each step down, and hope that can find my
mistakes and probably wrong operations.

FC5 has mailman 2.1.7. Finally, I use rpm remove the 2.1.7, unzip tar
and install version 2.1.12rc2, which I can see on web UI.

and installation path is /usr/lib/mailman, which is originally used by

I'm now confused on this. BTW, my bugzilla can send mail, and I can also
use this server to send and receive mails. So I do believe that the
sendmail is working correctly. The problem is that I can't find where I
missed when configure the mailman with sendmail support.

Any idea? Appreciated! Thanks.
> Grant. . . .
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Daniel.Li <lida_mail at 163.com>
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