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  • We use it at for public lists at Cosource.com, and private lists internal to Vistasource.com, and love it. We had one minor snag involving crossposting hich we're in the middle of getting fixed: ...
    Jim HebertJim Hebert
    Jun 15, 2000 at 1:21 am
    Jun 19, 2000 at 6:15 pm
  • Hi. I was recently given the task of "upgrading" our mailing list software from majorodomo to either lyris or mailman. We currently have at most 15,000 subscribers on about 20 or 30 majordomo lists. ...
    Neil CoolerNeil Cooler
    Jun 28, 2000 at 8:54 pm
    Jun 30, 2000 at 12:57 am
  • Is there a way to mass delete users from a list, without deleteing them one by one, for example if I wanted to delete all of them. Waynes -- Wayne Sitton Sr. System Administrator iExalt, inc. waynes ...
    Wayne SittonWayne Sitton
    Jun 1, 2000 at 6:32 pm
    Jun 4, 2000 at 1:56 pm
  • You have to actually read the instructions. - Configure your Web server to point to the Pipermail public mailing list archives: For example, in Apache: Alias /pipermail/ $prefix/archives/public/ ...
    Dan MickDan Mick
    Jun 20, 2000 at 1:01 am
    Jun 20, 2000 at 5:45 am
  • Hello, I have two quick questions: 1) I want to be able to offer a "search:" text entry box on my website that will search through the MailMan archives. What do people use/recommend for that? (URLs, ...
    Derek SimkowiakDerek Simkowiak
    Jun 14, 2000 at 9:11 pm
    Jun 15, 2000 at 9:22 pm
  • Hi All-- Feel free to flagellate me if this is in the docs, but I didn't see it. I'm running a mailing list for which some members might wish to post anonymously. I know that majordomo can be set up ...
    Ivan Van LaninghamIvan Van Laningham
    Jun 11, 2000 at 3:51 am
    Jun 13, 2000 at 5:16 am
  • On the server that I use when mailman sends monthly reminders the list-id is always incorrect. How does one fix that? +----------------- Haisam K. Ido <haisam at ido.org ----------------------+
    Haisam K. IdoHaisam K. Ido
    Jun 1, 2000 at 1:52 pm
    Jun 1, 2000 at 6:22 pm
  • Sounds like you don't have the aliases set up in your mailer. -- Phillip P. Porch <root at sco.theporch.com NIC:PP1573 finger for http://www.theporch.com UTM - 16 514546E 3994565N PGP key
    Phillip PorchPhillip Porch
    Jun 12, 2000 at 11:02 pm
    Jun 13, 2000 at 10:37 am
  • an update: getting these errors in logs/smtp: Jun 09 15:35:26 2000 (26086) smtp for 5040 recips, completed in 5153.574 seconds Jun 09 15:35:26 2000 (26086) All recipients refused: please run ...
    Scott R. EveryScott R. Every
    Jun 9, 2000 at 8:09 pm
    Jun 10, 2000 at 4:19 am
  • Maybe I'm missing something obvious, but I don't think so. I have a few subscribers on who have bizarre email systems (mostly Exchange and some Mac based systems) that generate a mangled (but valid) ...
    Eric D. ChristensenEric D. Christensen
    Jun 17, 2000 at 2:40 am
    Jun 18, 2000 at 1:49 am
  • Is there a means for removing the default footers from mailman mailings withought editing the source? -- Erik Walum <esew at verio.net Internet Systems Engineer Verio Inc. - ISS Mail Team
    Erik S.E. WalumErik S.E. Walum
    Jun 16, 2000 at 1:26 am
    Jun 16, 2000 at 11:21 pm
  • Fellow Mailman Admins; I just started using mailman, and it looks like a great system. I am using: - RedHat 6.1, - sendmail 8.10.2 I followed the INSTALL instructions to the letter. The web interface ...
    Edward MarczakEdward Marczak
    Jun 13, 2000 at 4:22 pm
    Jun 13, 2000 at 7:25 pm
  • Hi, I am new to both mailman and mailing list adm work. Here is an annoying things I run into: One of the list user sent out a message with several jpg attachments, when I see it through my netscape ...
    Jun 4, 2000 at 7:19 pm
    Jun 6, 2000 at 6:07 pm
  • The answer was "what's the question"? What does it mean to "type an email address and hit a submit button"? Yeah, one could add that right away: <FORM METHOD=POST ACTION=....uh....what?
    Dan MickDan Mick
    Jun 29, 2000 at 1:07 am
    Jun 30, 2000 at 2:58 pm
  • Maybe this can be done via withlist, or some other equally straightforward means, but I lack the python skills to figure this out myself. I want to iterate over each subscriber email address of each ...
    Jim HebertJim Hebert
    Jun 15, 2000 at 4:23 pm
    Jun 16, 2000 at 1:01 pm
  • Hello, Isn't it more user friendly and a nice feature to have the password as optional when users try to subscribe to a list? If they supply the password, ok, use it. Otherwise, let the mailman ...
    Mentor CanaMentor Cana
    Jun 15, 2000 at 4:07 am
    Jun 15, 2000 at 9:14 am
  • So, is it truely hopeless? The web pages make it sound like it just can't work. Can anybody given some more details? What requirement does Windows (e.g., Win2K) fail? Has anybody tried to make it ...
    David OrnsteinDavid Ornstein
    Jun 9, 2000 at 11:28 pm
    Jun 10, 2000 at 5:11 am
  • Hi, I'm running the latest cvs (just updated again this morning just to be sure) but their doesn't seem to be any more posts being send out on the list?? they all arrive on the approval page, but ...
    Ricardo KustnerRicardo Kustner
    Jun 29, 2000 at 6:22 am
    Jul 10, 2000 at 9:04 pm
  • Hi, Could someone give me some info on the following? I want to allow all users in a particular mail domain to post to a list - I've searched the archives and found the answer "add @domain.tld to the ...
    Fergus DonohueFergus Donohue
    Jun 20, 2000 at 4:18 pm
    Jun 22, 2000 at 7:23 pm
  • We're using Mailman 2.0, and we're having problems archiving HTML-formatted messages sent to the list by Mac users (specifically with Outlook Express & Eudora). All HTML messages sent from the ...
    Johnson, AprilJohnson, April
    Jun 19, 2000 at 2:05 pm
    Jun 22, 2000 at 5:05 pm
  • Does anyone know where I can find the following config options: msg_footer (nondigest): Footer added to mail sent to regular list members Text appended to the bottom of every immediately-delivery ...
    Jun 19, 2000 at 8:14 pm
    Jun 20, 2000 at 11:07 pm
  • After replying to the "confirmation of subscription" I receive returned mail with: ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors ----- "|/home/mailman/mail/wrapper mailcmd test" (reason: ...
    Chris WilhoitChris Wilhoit
    Jun 14, 2000 at 10:27 pm
    Jun 15, 2000 at 1:27 am
  • I installed mailman 1.1. Everything works fine, except http://domainname.com/mailman/. If I go to that, it gives me errors. Is there a page that shows all available lists? If so, how do I access it. ...
    Joseph HootJoseph Hoot
    Jun 14, 2000 at 1:50 pm
    Jun 14, 2000 at 5:30 pm
  • Hi All, Quick question. Is there any way for the list admin, (who isn't subscribed to the list) to be able to send a broad cast message to the list(s)? Due to the number of lists maintained, I'd ...
    Mark WendtMark Wendt
    Jun 13, 2000 at 4:40 pm
    Jun 13, 2000 at 7:23 pm
  • Does anyone know when the 2.0 release is rumored to come out of Beta? -- Erik Walum <esew at verio.net Internet Systems Engineer Verio Inc. - ISS Mail Team
    Erik S.E. WalumErik S.E. Walum
    Jun 11, 2000 at 7:24 am
    Jun 12, 2000 at 3:23 am
  • Hi, The newlist script is quite easy to use, but the problem with it is that it requires a user at the console. I'm working on a system which sets up a mailman account as part of a bunch of stuff set ...
    Christopher T. LansdownChristopher T. Lansdown
    Jun 27, 2000 at 8:07 pm
    Jun 28, 2000 at 7:41 am
  • ran into a bug, thought you'd like to know... doing STEP 6 in the file INSTALL from mailman 2.0beta2 mailman at once:/home/mailman ./bin/newlist testlist Enter the email of the person running the ...
    Thomas Dunne (Sys. Admin.)Thomas Dunne (Sys. Admin.)
    Jun 27, 2000 at 7:06 pm
    Jun 27, 2000 at 11:21 pm
  • I'm setting up mailman and I'm having some trouble with it thinking that different domains pointing to the same IP are virtual domains. It appears as though I need the opposite of what people want in ...
    Josh HuberJosh Huber
    Jun 23, 2000 at 5:27 pm
    Jun 25, 2000 at 2:48 am
  • TypeError: not enough arguments; expected 7, got 4 --- Jun 17 21:44:25 2000 admin(20600): @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ admin(20600): [----- Mailman Version: 2.0beta3 -----] ...
    Mentor CanaMentor Cana
    Jun 18, 2000 at 2:40 am
    Jun 19, 2000 at 6:17 am
  • I don't remember if modifying the messages for approval was supposed to be a feature yet or not. Anyways, I just tried modifying the message body and then approved the message and the changes were ...
    Mentor CanaMentor Cana
    Jun 16, 2000 at 9:24 pm
    Jun 17, 2000 at 5:40 am
  • i know that mailman takes and address like "name <name at host.org and strips it down to just <name at host.org before storing it. However i need the full thing to be used.. i've been looking through ...
    Mike patersonMike paterson
    Jun 13, 2000 at 8:54 am
    Jun 13, 2000 at 11:33 pm
  • Hi! I have a mailing list where people write in brazilian portuguese (pt_BR) and consequently with iso-8859-1 chars. While the messages appears ok, when I look into the archive I see the text in a ...
    Jorge GodoyJorge Godoy
    Jun 12, 2000 at 7:31 pm
    Jun 12, 2000 at 9:42 pm
  • Hi! Is there anybody using Mailman with postfix on a Linux machine here? I've installed, created a list but whenever I try to send a message to this list postfix rejects the message. These are the ...
    Jorge GodoyJorge Godoy
    Jun 6, 2000 at 3:11 pm
    Jun 6, 2000 at 3:28 pm
  • Hi there, My name is Jeff, and I am the founder of MyJokeMail.com, a very popular daily humor providor. I currently have over 5000 people on my mailing list, but I figured I would switch to Mailman ...
    Jun 30, 2000 at 3:02 am
    Jun 30, 2000 at 3:12 am
  • Hi there, I was wondering if someone could point me to some documentation on how to get Mailman to specify a specific "From: " domain when masking the real sender? I have anonymous_list set to "Yes", ...
    Kendrick VargasKendrick Vargas
    Jun 28, 2000 at 4:54 pm
    Jun 29, 2000 at 2:21 pm
  • If I wanted to have a box on my webpage where a user would type their email address and hit a submit button. Would MailMan be the best product to manage this user list? -- Todd LaClair Network ...
    Todd LaClairTodd LaClair
    Jun 28, 2000 at 7:23 pm
    Jun 29, 2000 at 1:01 am
  • Hello List, 1) I am setting up Mailman to send out messages only, at this time. Is there anything special that I have to configure in the program to optimize this capability? 2) Is there a way to ...
    Joel SussmanJoel Sussman
    Jun 28, 2000 at 12:52 am
    Jun 28, 2000 at 1:26 am
  • Hi, I have just moved one of my lists to Mailman. I have been running the list for about 6 years now on various systems/hosts, but I have always have an alias subscribed to the list that archived ...
    Dovey J, MrDovey J, Mr
    Jun 26, 2000 at 10:51 am
    Jun 26, 2000 at 11:07 am
  • Hello, I'm using mailman2.0b2 from a linux debian woody distribution and netscape 4.73. I have some problems when trying to access private archives. I fill the "Private Archive Authentification" ...
    Alain ENOUTAlain ENOUT
    Jun 22, 2000 at 7:56 am
    Jun 22, 2000 at 4:24 pm
  • It looks like a new mailman beta or even pre beta release is badly needed. I had to make to many little adjustments to 2.0b2. (Also see my mail to mailman-users in April.) So please release a bug-fix ...
    Bernhard ReiterBernhard Reiter
    Jun 21, 2000 at 10:28 am
    Jun 22, 2000 at 2:59 pm
  • Hello folks, My apologies if this question is covered somewhere I missed, but I believe I have looked through the docs pretty thoroughly. My vitals: Mailman 2.0beta2 RedHat Linux 6.1 Secure/Apache ...
    Sheryl WeidnerSheryl Weidner
    Jun 21, 2000 at 5:26 pm
    Jun 21, 2000 at 9:23 pm
  • Greetings, I've installed mailman 2.0beta2, the correct way it seems but I have one small problem. When I go to the admin page to administrate, i.e. add users it doesn't seem to be retaining my ...
    Brian M DialBrian M Dial
    Jun 20, 2000 at 8:21 pm
    Jun 21, 2000 at 6:12 pm
  • Hi, I'm not sure if this is the right forum, but we've got email addresses of the form: A.l'Ange at ru.ac.za F.O'Keeffe at ru.ac.za and so on as subscribers to our mailman lists. These are causing ...
    F.F. Jacot-GuillarmodF.F. Jacot-Guillarmod
    Jun 20, 2000 at 7:33 am
    Jun 20, 2000 at 4:53 pm
  • - ----- Transcript of session follows ----- - 553 "|/usr/lib/mailman/mail/wrapper mailcmd... Unbalanced '"' - - This would seem to indicate that you might have left an ending " out of - the aliases ...
    Derek SimkowiakDerek Simkowiak
    Jun 20, 2000 at 12:27 am
    Jun 20, 2000 at 12:49 am
  • List, Can Mailman be set up so that I(administrator) can send mail to the list only. The members of the list will not be able to send back to the list or to each other? Any information on this would ...
    Jason E. HalsteadJason E. Halstead
    Jun 19, 2000 at 1:31 pm
    Jun 19, 2000 at 2:12 pm
  • Alright I'm tired of all the pros and cons of writing a file. Here are patches to bin/newlist: --- bin/newlist.old Fri Jun 16 14:10:21 2000 +++ bin/newlist Fri Jun 16 14:15:09 2000 @@ -46,7 +46,6 @@ ...
    Gary AlgierGary Algier
    Jun 16, 2000 at 6:27 pm
    Jun 16, 2000 at 9:03 pm
  • Hi, Over the last few days, I've been getting a listname post approval required for user at listserv.com ( where the user and server name are correct ) for lists which are not moderated and anyone ...
    Mark WendtMark Wendt
    Jun 15, 2000 at 4:40 pm
    Jun 15, 2000 at 5:22 pm
  • hi, for some reason im having a problem with a big list 50,000 members i tested out my other lists and they work, whenever i send a message it stalls and the deliverer script process uses 90% cpu ...
    Jun 14, 2000 at 8:08 am
    Jun 14, 2000 at 2:05 pm
  • For an intranet, I would like to setup a list without having the users remember passwords for subscribe/unsubscribe. Is it possible ? Regards, Yusuf -- Yusuf Goolamabbas yusufg at outblaze.com
    Yusuf GoolamabbasYusuf Goolamabbas
    Jun 13, 2000 at 9:06 am
    Jun 13, 2000 at 10:58 pm
  • ...because every time you click on Membership, or a new sub-section of the membership list, you're asked for the list password again, and it puts you on the first sub-section of the list, not the one ...
    Brett DikemanBrett Dikeman
    Jun 11, 2000 at 5:41 pm
    Jun 12, 2000 at 6:08 pm
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