[Mailman-Users] Small list for club
barry at python.org
Mon Sep 14 05:03:42 CEST 2009
On Sep 11, 2009, at 12:30 PM, Grant Taylor wrote:
> On 09/11/09 10:45, Barry Warsaw wrote:
>> Even though I have a static address, my ISP won't give me a reverse
>> DNS, so it can be a problem with any residential broadband
>> service. Still it's very rare that I get such rejections these
>> days (RedHat was one culprit, but they whitelisted me).
> Even if they are rare, you will still have problems like that.
> You could run your own mail server at your house and use your ISP's
> mail server as a smart host and get past the rejections because of
> your dynamic IP.
Yep. I've considered setting up smarthost relaying just for the
couple of domains that I have problems with. I'm fairly sure Postfix
can do this. But honestly, it's been such a minimal problem that so
far it hasn't been worth spending the time on.
> It now sounds like you already have a mail server at your house (and
> likely versed in some of the problems that can pose) and all you are
> considering adding is Mailman. If this is the case, I'd suggest
> giving Mailman a try. Conversely if you are talking about setting
> up a new mail server just to run Mailman, I'd suggest looking in to
> a hosted service. (I think setting up a new mail server just for a
> mailing list is a bit of a steep curve.)
I will definitely give Mailman a try! :)
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