[Mailman-Users] Migrating Mailman listserv from one university to another

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu Feb 25 15:43:34 EST 2016

On 02/25/2016 12:10 PM, Win Aung wrote:
> Please my ignorance. What is MTA?

Mail Transfer Agent. This is the service which receives mail from the
network and delivers mail to the network via SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer

Common MTAs include Postfix, Sendmail, Exim, Qmail and Courrier. See

I respectfully suggest if you don't understand these things, you are
over your head and you will need the help and support of the people who
administer the server on which Mailman is installed at University (B).
There has to be someone there who understands what an MTA is and how to
configure the one in use. We can help with Mailman specific issues that
come up, but teaching *nix system administration is beyond the scope of
this list.

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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