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  • Someone posted a few days or so ago asking about list sizes. Was there any response to that query? I've got a list of about 11,000 currently on Solaris/Sendmail/listproc that I'm thinking of moving ...
    Bill MoseleyBill Moseley
    Dec 17, 2001 at 11:32 pm
    Dec 19, 2001 at 3:08 am
  • My mailhost is chugging away, trying over and over to deliver to a large batch of addresses with a .gov domain that doesn't resolve; this particular .gov nameserver is obviously having problems. And ...
    Michelle BrownsworthMichelle Brownsworth
    Dec 27, 2001 at 10:06 pm
    Dec 31, 2001 at 10:57 pm
  • There is a problem with certain headers that is corrected in v2.07 of Mailman (which is now at v2.08). For now, try to delete (or move to a temp directory) the next message in that queue waiting to ...
    Jon CarnesJon Carnes
    Dec 5, 2001 at 6:50 pm
    Dec 7, 2001 at 6:12 pm
  • Sorry to bother all of you, but I need help..... I just upgraded my RedHat to 7.2....and now I'm getting this error.... Anyone who can help; I'd greatly appreciate it. -- -MS msmith at acmecorp.org ...
    Michael D. SmithMichael D. Smith
    Dec 9, 2001 at 4:15 am
    Dec 24, 2001 at 3:37 pm
  • Hi there!!! I have a question(a Unix question), what?s the best way to transport the files and directories of the users located in a ufs /export/home to another called /export/home2, i mean ...
    Alex SammonsAlex Sammons
    Dec 13, 2001 at 3:33 pm
    Dec 13, 2001 at 9:18 pm
  • I am running Mailman 2.0.6 on a FreeBSD 4.3 box, and I have a list of some 10K addresses or so. Is there a quicker way to remove members than the UI or the remove_members tool? I can quickly use ...
    Tass ChapmanTass Chapman
    Dec 5, 2001 at 3:35 am
    Dec 6, 2001 at 3:14 am
  • help. i'm running mailman on redhat with apache... i can send mail to and from the server to and from the internet... if i send mail to a list member, it never gets there. perms check out fine, db's ...
    Dec 12, 2001 at 10:10 pm
    Dec 29, 2001 at 7:53 am
  • Gentle friends, I'm having a problem with Mailman 2.06, running on FreeBSD 4.4-RELEASE. It has been working perfectly up until now, serving three lists. All of a sudden it won't send out mail posted ...
    Michelle BrownsworthMichelle Brownsworth
    Dec 26, 2001 at 9:01 pm
    Dec 28, 2001 at 2:04 pm
  • How many members can a mailman list hold? tia Paul Butler
    Dec 11, 2001 at 6:07 pm
    Dec 20, 2001 at 8:02 pm
  • Have just moved one of our servers over to new box and also upgraded mailman to 2.0.6 from 2.0.4. I can send to all lists but despite the qrunner cron running I get the following messages in ...
    Simon, imagine mediaSimon, imagine media
    Dec 21, 2001 at 2:41 am
    Dec 21, 2001 at 2:41 am
  • I've been fiddling with redirects from www.forumsyd.net/lists to www.forumsyd.net/mailman/listinfo but in no way been touching the Mailman files. All of a sudden I get Bug in Mailman version 2.0.8 ...
    Martin SkjoldebrandMartin Skjoldebrand
    Dec 19, 2001 at 10:53 am
    Dec 20, 2001 at 11:53 am
  • We are running a list using Mailman 2, where most of the members are totally computer illiterate, and cannot be bothered understanding why or how to change their email settings. As a result, this ...
    Dec 13, 2001 at 6:18 am
    Dec 14, 2001 at 1:10 pm
  • I have a list here that is a bit unusual, it is a daily devotional list that is driven by cron. Is there a way I can restrict post to the 7 members that cron sends the mail from to the list. If this ...
    Dec 10, 2001 at 5:36 pm
    Dec 11, 2001 at 6:03 pm
  • Does mailman have a feature where users can reply to messages, or start new threads, with a CGI form in the pipermail archives? A useful companion feature would be the ability to have subscribers who ...
    Mark LehrerMark Lehrer
    Dec 5, 2001 at 10:48 pm
    Dec 6, 2001 at 7:43 am
  • Hi! I did not encount an error and this is no error report. I have a following problem, can you help me, or can you tell me, how can help me? I have a list created. Listname: testlist If I send a ...
    Dipl.-Ing. Edith KemenyDipl.-Ing. Edith Kemeny
    Dec 17, 2001 at 8:36 am
    Dec 22, 2001 at 7:55 pm
  • Hi folks, I'm wondering about whether folks know about the state of development of pipermail, particularly whether the issue of attachments in the archives are on track to be dealt with. I'm trying ...
    Michelle MurrainMichelle Murrain
    Dec 14, 2001 at 5:40 pm
    Dec 15, 2001 at 1:11 am
  • Hello. My list server died 2 days ago and I'm trying to get a new one up and running before all the mail queueing up around the world starts bouncing. I have set up a new system, but it has no lists ...
    Shaun EricksonShaun Erickson
    Dec 12, 2001 at 7:26 pm
    Dec 15, 2001 at 4:36 am
  • In these viral days, mail lists may do great damage if the post viral infected messages, like SirCam, BadTrans etc. One list I subscribes to had to close down for 1 month because the people joining ...
    Alf ChristophersenAlf Christophersen
    Dec 7, 2001 at 7:34 am
    Dec 11, 2001 at 10:52 am
  • I have a problem. I created a list and dumped a bunch of emails into it. It sent an initial message to everyone - but one person is on vacation and the autoresponder responded. Now Mailman and the ...
    Marc PerkelMarc Perkel
    Dec 29, 2001 at 6:08 am
    Dec 29, 2001 at 6:57 pm
  • Over the past week I have upgraded several bits and pieces of the machine from which I run a small number of Mailman-administered mailing lists. Mail still isn't flowing, the natives are getting ...
    Skip MontanaroSkip Montanaro
    Dec 11, 2001 at 5:52 am
    Dec 26, 2001 at 4:32 am
  • I've just been bitten by a "vacation" autoresponder setting up a loop with a mailman list I just started up. 5000 messages were sent to the members of the list before it was caught. This is not the ...
    Robert WilliamsRobert Williams
    Dec 20, 2001 at 10:18 pm
    Dec 22, 2001 at 10:08 am
  • Hi I need to set up several lists for international use. Some will be aimed at german customers, others at french/english etc. Is there any way of having international responses send out to ...
    Marcel HickingMarcel Hicking
    Dec 18, 2001 at 4:07 pm
    Dec 19, 2001 at 3:56 pm
  • Thanks all for your help in the conversion. One thing I really like is the cron logs (albeit a bit lengthy) from postfix that tell me exactly what happened in the last 24 hours (bounces, sent, ...
    Jay S CurtisJay S Curtis
    Dec 18, 2001 at 3:26 pm
    Dec 18, 2001 at 4:38 pm
  • Hello, Installed mailman 2.0.8 on Linux 7.2 system running qmail+vpopmail. Install appeared to work. Created list "vsb". I can access list admin. However, when a user tries to subscribe to list from ...
    Ron ParkerRon Parker
    Dec 13, 2001 at 4:20 am
    Dec 15, 2001 at 4:01 am
  • We are going to implement a few lists through Mailman. Our info dept wants a list of press release people who are not admitted to leave the list by using the lists web site. (ONLY through noticying ...
    Martin SkjoldebrandMartin Skjoldebrand
    Dec 12, 2001 at 2:05 pm
    Dec 12, 2001 at 10:59 pm
  • Is there an easy way to completely disable mailing list archives? I know that an option exists for reach list, but the users can simply re-enable it. Can I simply edit some config file to disable ...
    Joshua GouldJoshua Gould
    Dec 11, 2001 at 9:24 pm
    Dec 12, 2001 at 4:05 pm
  • Hi, I'm not much of a programmer, but I did manage write a little python program that will zap pending requests and delete the held-msg messages. I would like to be able to turn off the notices when ...
    Joe HewittJoe Hewitt
    Dec 11, 2001 at 6:36 pm
    Dec 11, 2001 at 9:11 pm
  • 3.6. What can I do about users with broken autoresponders? http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq03.006.htp
    Greg WardGreg Ward
    Dec 3, 2001 at 7:16 pm
    Dec 11, 2001 at 10:32 am
  • Ok, I see the references to editing posts in the archives, but I don't see any pathes, etc for actually implementing it. Am I misreading the archives ? If not, where do I find what I'm looking for ? ...
    Michael H MoranMichael H Moran
    Dec 9, 2001 at 3:45 pm
    Dec 10, 2001 at 6:13 pm
  • I need some setup help with mailmain... I started off by unpacking it: tar mailman.tar.gz and it created: /home/business/mailman-2.0.7 it seems to have set the files up and all, now what do i do? can ...
    Dec 10, 2001 at 4:19 pm
    Dec 10, 2001 at 5:43 pm
  • I know I've got a simple problem, I'm just not getting where I need to, and am tired of complaints from users. I've had mailman up and running for a month, but I needed it working before I had all ...
    Jason ClarkJason Clark
    Dec 6, 2001 at 12:02 pm
    Dec 7, 2001 at 6:46 pm
  • My digests go out at noon, and I would like them to go at 10 pm. any suggestions? thanks, -- Paul L. Schumacher Winona State University Computer Science Department
    Paul L. SchumacherPaul L. Schumacher
    Dec 4, 2001 at 5:21 pm
    Dec 5, 2001 at 3:48 pm
  • Hello, I have compiled a script based upon the great feedback from Jon Carnes and the Mailman FAQ that generates a "main" which consists of all the subscribers from a set of lists. This script then ...
    Dec 4, 2001 at 1:43 am
    Dec 4, 2001 at 6:50 pm
  • The subject is the error I get every single time a script has to be executed from Mailman. On the other side, I don't understand why it needs so much OpenSSL, as I'm not willing to use it (I'm ...
    Jerome WarnierJerome Warnier
    Dec 3, 2001 at 5:32 pm
    Dec 4, 2001 at 4:06 pm
  • Greetings. I implemented Mailman yesterday and had some problems with Sendmail config. I believe I have resolved those problems and how I have a large pending_subscriptions.db file - My question(s): ...
    Lynn, Michael (DCS)Lynn, Michael (DCS)
    Dec 1, 2001 at 3:24 pm
    Dec 4, 2001 at 5:17 am
  • Hello, Has anyone mailman running with courier as mailserver? On the server where I have to install mailman courier is used as mailserver. Are there any problems, or can I use it without troubles. ...
    Jonas MeurerJonas Meurer
    Dec 18, 2001 at 11:46 pm
    Dec 19, 2001 at 4:28 pm
  • We're retiring the machine running majordomo, so I figure this is a good excuse to switch to Mailman. I've built and installed and set up the 'test' list as suggested in the INSTALL file, but when I ...
    Jim GottliebJim Gottlieb
    Dec 19, 2001 at 1:24 am
    Dec 19, 2001 at 1:56 am
  • Hello, Is there a way to retrieve an administrative password from a mailing list? I lost it, can't remember it at all. Thanks Michel C?t? An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: ...
    MEE GameMasterMEE GameMaster
    Dec 12, 2001 at 2:23 pm
    Dec 13, 2001 at 4:27 pm
  • Is there are any way to have the passoword authentication under a secure server (https) ?? Can you give me some tip? -- Rodolfo Pilas Quien los puso a estos tipos donde estan, rodolfo at linux.org.uy ...
    Rodolfo PilasRodolfo Pilas
    Dec 12, 2001 at 1:07 pm
    Dec 12, 2001 at 8:43 pm
  • Need a little help - Getting relay probes from AOL and obiz (sic) that are reporting an "open relay" on my servers. (this has only happened after starting the lists) I'm running RH 7.2 w/ sendmail ...
    Camel - Jay S. CurtisCamel - Jay S. Curtis
    Dec 12, 2001 at 1:32 pm
    Dec 12, 2001 at 5:33 pm
  • I have a list admin who forgot his password. In the past I'd always go to the list web page, enter the site password, and then change the password at the bottom of the general options page. This ...
    Joshua GouldJoshua Gould
    Dec 11, 2001 at 4:32 pm
    Dec 12, 2001 at 12:05 am
  • First off, is there any additional documentation for the apps within $BASEDIR/bin, like list_move and such? But back to my initial problem - Within $BASEDIR/Mailman/Cgi/admin.py, the line: legend = ...
    Abe ScwartzAbe Scwartz
    Dec 6, 2001 at 7:30 pm
    Dec 8, 2001 at 12:44 am
  • The original message was received at Mon, 3 Dec 2001 15:57:38 -0500 from washington.hamptonu.edu [] ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors ----- ...
    Johnson David RJohnson David R
    Dec 3, 2001 at 9:07 pm
    Dec 6, 2001 at 3:54 am
  • Hey ho, I've a strange error in bin/check_perms after ./configurue --with-mail-gid=8 --with-cgi-gid=www-data make install bin/check_perms: Could not import paths! This probably means that you are ...
    Jonas MeurerJonas Meurer
    Dec 5, 2001 at 7:53 pm
    Dec 5, 2001 at 9:35 pm
  • This is a unix question, I guess, instead of a mailman question. I'd like to keep the cron messages specific to mailman in a separate log file from my other cron logs. I can't think of a way to do ...
    Bill MoseleyBill Moseley
    Dec 4, 2001 at 1:54 am
    Dec 5, 2001 at 12:01 am
  • Hello, Can I use the script 'newlist' in another script? The problem is the [Return]. I wanna exec 'newlist ...' in a script if ... is ... So, is it possible to use mailman without pressing a key, ...
    Jonas MeurerJonas Meurer
    Dec 4, 2001 at 6:28 pm
    Dec 4, 2001 at 7:26 pm
  • Is posible to configure a list to be read-only (no posting allowed)? TIA, Norberto
    Norberto BensaNorberto Bensa
    Dec 3, 2001 at 10:17 am
    Dec 3, 2001 at 11:40 pm
  • Mailman CGI error!!! The expected gid of the Mailman CGI wrapper did not match the gid as set by the Web server. The most likely cause is that Mailman was configured and installed incorrectly. Please ...
    Dec 23, 2001 at 3:12 pm
    Jan 4, 2002 at 7:29 am
  • The server platform is RedHat version 7.2, Sendmail 8.11 and Mailman 2.08. My problem is an error generated when the post script is run. If my sendmail config file MTA entry is set for the correct IP ...
    David KrebsbachDavid Krebsbach
    Dec 31, 2001 at 3:49 pm
    Dec 31, 2001 at 4:35 pm
  • Thanks for the reply, this info should help out more... here is the output of bin/check_perms: Traceback (innermost last): File "bin/check_perms", line 281, in ? checkmail() File "bin/check_perms", ...
    Justin ZygmontJustin Zygmont
    Dec 30, 2001 at 8:42 am
    Dec 31, 2001 at 7:28 am
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