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On 13 Mar 2007, at 10:09, TRON478 wrote:

i need the following scenario:

someone should be able to send to the list while he is not
subscribed to the
list.

This seems to works, but the list admin must approve this. Is it
possible
WITHOUT approval?
If you want ALL non-members to be able to post to the list then
change the setting which is currently telling Mailman to put messages
from non-members on hold until they are approved:

Go to the list's management pages, then
--> Privacy Options
--> Sender filters
--> Change "Action to take for postings from non-members for which no
explicit action is defined. (Details for generic_nonmember_action)"
setting from "Hold" to "Accept".

Then sit back and wait for spammers to find your list's address:
their junk will then be immediately distributed to all the list's
members. :-}


Alternatively if you only want SOME non-members to be able to post to
the list then, on the same page as above, put their e-mail addresses
into the "List of non-member addresses whose postings should be
automatically accepted. (Details for accept_these_nonmembers)" text
box. You can use regular expressions here if you wish.

...And just hope the spammers don't happen to forge messages to your
list as being from one of these addresses. :-}


Cheers,
Mike B-)

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