[Mailman-Users] The aliases file

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Sun Jul 4 16:46:19 CEST 2010

mattias jonsson wrote:

>How to generate the /var/lib/mailman/data/aliases file?
>I tryedtouch /var/lib/mailman/data/aliases 
>Work but no mailman info in the file

The data/aliases file is only generated if you set

MTA = 'Postfix'

in mm_cfg.py. Once that is set, you can run Mailman's bin/genaliases to
populate it from existing lists. See

If you are not using Postfix as your MTA, see the FAQ at
<http://wiki.list.org/x/joA9> and the other posts and FAQs linked from

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