Mailman in a jail

Kristof Provost kp at
Fri Apr 22 10:05:39 UTC 2016

On 2016-04-21 11:21:36 (-0400), Jim Ohlstein <jim at> wrote:
> I'm trying to get Mailman working in a 10.3 amd64 jail. Everything 
> works, except Mailman doesn't talk to Postfix. Incoming mail works and 
> posts to the list's archives but no outgoing email is sent. I asked in 
> the Mailman list and they seem to think it's related to running in a jail.
> If anyone's gotten this running in a jail I'd appreciate some input. I'm 
> not married to Postfix - willing to use a different MTA.
I'm currently running a Postfix + Mailman instance on 10.3. It does
indeed work.

The main gotcha with Mailman is that it defaults to supporting Sendmail.
It actually needs to be rebuilt to work with postfix. That's the first
thing to look at. Did you install from ports or with pkg?


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