[Mailman-Users] Postfix & Mailman not playing well together

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Mon May 23 22:58:37 CEST 2011

Michael Soh 
>On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 3:39 PM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
>> You don't have to reload Postfix after changing aliases and/or
>> virtual-mailman. The commands defined in POSTFIX_ALIAS_CMD and
>> POSTFIX_MAP_CMD are run automatically and update the .db files and
>> Postfix will notice they've changed.
>The documentation:
>One caveat: when you add or remove a list, the aliases.db file will updated,
>but it will not automatically run *postfix reload*. This is because you need
>to be root to run this and suid-root scripts are not secure. The only effect
>of this is that it will take about a minute for Postfix to notice the change
>to the aliases.db file and update its tables.
>I assumed that this applied to virtual domains as well.  I guess it doesn't.

It does to the extent that it applies at all, but see

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