[olug] Moving Mailman lists off-site
T. J. Brumfield
enderandrew at gmail.com
Fri May 6 19:35:06 UTC 2011
I have a list of Nighthawks Fan Club members. I'm up to 2,800 people. I
tried running that on a paid host, but the host refuses to mail anything
beyond 500. I can't mail directly from Gmail, because they won't let you
send more than 500 messages in a day.
I'm wondering if I should just install a SMTP server on my own, but my
understanding was that Cox blocks those ports to prevent spammers and you
can't run a SMTP server at home with Cox.
Is there a good local solution for running a mailman list of 500+ users?
-- T. J.
On Fri, May 6, 2011 at 2:29 PM, Obi-Wan <obiwan at jedi.com> wrote:
> > If you have a couple mailman lists on your mailserver, but wanted to move
> > to google mail handling, how would you use them with Google Apps for
> That reminds me...
> I'm not interested in switching to gmail, but I've got a handful of
> mailman lists running on my personal box, and I'd like to move them
> off to something outside my home in an effort to return my desktop
> box to more of just a desktop. These are all low traffic lists with
> no more than 100 members on the largest one. Most are less than 30
> What's the best/cheapest alternative out there for hosting such a list?
> I want to keep them private; no web archiving or other bling required.
> The ability to allow largish attachments is a plus -- something I don't
> currently allow due to bandwidth limitations.
> Ben "Obi-Wan" Hollingsworth obiwan at jedi.com
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