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To: Air Capital Linux Users Group <aclug-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [aclug-L] how to create maillists?
From: "Clint A. Brubakken" <cabrubak@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 13 May 1999 14:18:09 -0500 (CDT)
Reply-to: aclug-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx

its best to use some mailing list software like majordomo or listar
( Listar doesn't come with documentation but you
can get help on the mailing list, and the debian maintainer of it 
is on this list (not me)

Clint Brubakken
Computer Science Services Group, LLC
Wichita, KS
E:  You run this ship with Windows?!  YOU IDIOT!
L:  Give me a break, it came bundled with the computer!
                                        -- ESR and Lan Solaris
User Friendly, 12/8/1998

On Thu, 13 May 1999, Troy Wolf wrote:

> I cannot come up with a solution for a "public" address book for the company 
> LAN.
> As some of you may remember, I'm trying to replace our antiquated (non 
> rich-text) , proprietary mail server with a Linux IMAP/POP3 server.  The old 
> mail server used the Microsoft Exchange subsystem and the Exchange public 
> address book method so all mail clients automatically received the public 
> address book with all members (employees).  It looks like I'm going to have 
> to take this "feature" away, and I won't be popular for it.
> I feel I have exhausted simple shared text file, LDAP, and address book 
> exporting and importing options.
> I am now leaning towards setting up maillists for my users.  One for ALL 
> employees, one for the accounting department, one for the Sales deparment, 
> etc.  The employees will still have to manually add these group email 
> addresses to their local address books, but that's better than having to 
> manually add ALL employees.
> Which brings me to my question.  How do I setup a maillist on a Linux mail 
> server?  Preferrably a closed list that requires membership in order to send 
> to it--otherwise anyone in the world could send to all my employees using my 
> maillists.  I'm not naive enough to think this can be fully answered in a 
> simple email reply, but links to online guides or sample scripts and other 
> help is appreciated.
> Also, if you have serious tips about how to solve my original "public" 
> address book problem that prove successful---there could be a cash reward.
> Troy Wolf
> troy@xxxxxxxxxxxx

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