[Mailman-Users] slow "out" queue

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu Mar 8 23:23:57 CET 2012

Anil Jangity wrote:
>Mailman receives the mail and then posts to the same local MTA on the host which sends it out to Smart host.
>I am not sure we can't just have mailman send directly to the smarthost?
>What are the implications (on the web site as well as how Mailman functions) if I change DEFAULT_EMAIL_HOST to be SmartHostA?

Most likeley, SmartHostA will refuse to relay the mail because Mailman
hasn't authenticated to it as an authorized user.

See <https://bugs.launchpad.net/mailman/+bug/558281> for a patch that
implements SMTP authentication for Mailman.

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