[Mailman-Users] Mx Records and Mailmans use of a domain

Ty Nelson tygrrrnelson at gmail.com
Thu May 6 03:34:48 CEST 2010

Perfect!  Thanks for letting me know those two options.  I think my last
question is how can I teach my MTA to relay non-Mailman-list mail to the
hosting company's server?  Is that something that is simple or should I
contact the hosting company to inquire about that?

Thanks again Mark!

On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 6:28 PM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:

> Ty Nelson wrote:
> >
> >In the beginning I was initially told that a shortcut moethod of getting
> >mailman to work with a domain was to just remove the domains mx records.
> > This has worked.  My question is, how can I make it so my domain can
> still
> >have email working on the domain, as well as mailman?  As of now, mailman
> is
> >all the domain is used for.  Probably a dumb question, but how should I
> >setup my domains mx records so that the hosting company email still
> >functions with the domain, and mailman can also use the domain?
> I assume the Mailman server is not the same as the hosting company's
> mail server. In that case, you have two choices. You can leave your
> domain with no MX and only an A record (or an MX that points to the
> domain) and teach your MTA to relay non-Mailman-list mail to the
> hosting company's server, or you can set your domain's MX to point to
> the hosting company server and teach it to relay all Mailman list mail
> to your server.
> --
> Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
> San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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