[CentOS] Recommended mailing list manager for CentOS 5.6

David Lemcoe forum at lemcoe.com
Wed Jul 20 01:19:45 UTC 2011

Mailman is probably what you want to use, because anyone who subscribes to
any amount of mailing lists knows exactly how to use Mailman and it's

On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 8:45 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:

> On 07/19/11 5:07 PM, John J. Boyer wrote:
> > Does CentOS 5.6 have a mailing list manager like ecartis or majordomo? I
> > want to set up mailing lists for my server in the cloud for three
> > domains that I own. What mailing list managers do yourecommend, and
> > where can they be found? I don't ming compiling source code.
> Mailman is kind of the defacto standard list manager these days, indeed,
> this centos list is managed by it.
> the project site is  http://www.list.org/ with the documentation and such.
> its in the EL5 and I assume EL6 standard repositories, so...
>     yum install mailman
> suffices to install it and set it up.  it uses a service called,
> naturally, mailman
>     chkconfig mailman on
>     service mailman start
> except I think the installation does this automatically.
> oddly, In the rhel/centos install, all the management tools are in
> /usr/lib/mailman/bin/ which isn't in the normal path, but you only need
> these to create new lists and such, pretty much everything else is done
> through a simple web interface..
> the web interface for users and list moderators will default to
> http://yourhost.domain.com/mailman/listinfo  if you don't dink around
> with vhost records.
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