[Mailman-Users] slow "out" queue

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Fri Mar 9 05:00:55 CET 2012

Anil Jangity wrote:

>Actually, this is a internal SmartHost that doesn't require SMTP auth.
>I think a while back I had configured Mailman with --with-mailhost=localhost, a bunch of pages also showed "localhost" as the email domain for some of the list details. That's not what I wanted.

The --with-mailhost config sets DEFAULT_EMAIL_HOST in Defaults.py. This
has nothing to do with the MTA used for sending.

>I assume there won't be issues if all I do is change that variable to SmartHostA in the mm_cfg.py file. I would like everything else to be in tact, and only want the outgoing mail to be directed to smart host. I will test it out in our UAT.

You want to set SMTPHOST (and SMTPPORT if you want other than 25) in
mm_cfg.py. That's all you need to change.

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