Re: Advice on mailing list software -- special requirements
- Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 20:16:50 -0400
- From: rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: Advice on mailing list software -- special requirements
On Tuesday, October 23, 2018 11:04:52 AM Miles Fidelman wrote:
> Speaking from experience: Running your own server is a bit of a pain -
> to setup, and to administer,
Must be my day to reply to email messages ;-) Yes, I've tried that before.
> and it's best done on a server with a
> static IP address, not on a desktop behind a NAT router.
My desktop has a static IP address, behind a NAT router. (But it is an
address in one of the private ranges (192.168.n.n)
> (Sympa is what
> I recommend for those who want to run their own, by the way.)
> For simple things, I hate to recommend it, but google groups is about as
> free & easy as it gets.
I don't know why I didn't really think of that, but I guess the times I've
been involved with groups that used it, there were things I didn't like about
it, but I may look again.
> Otherwise, I expect somebody in your membership might have a corporate
> machine they'd host you on.
No, we're a small group, mostly retirees at this point (I think). When I
asked at the last meeting, nobody had anything to offer.
Have a good day!