Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of MailMan


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07/31/06 11:01:52 (12 years ago)
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  • MailMan

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     1[http://list.org/docs.html GNU MailMan] is the email list software that both the [http://sig.biostr.washington.edu/mailman/listinfo SIG lists] and the CAC-managed [http://mailman1.u.washington.edu/mailman/listinfo UW lists]. 
     2 
     3If you manage a list, by default messages that look like spam  
     4will be until you tell mailman what action to take. You will 
     5get a notice with a link to the list page and a message like: 
     6{{{ 
     7Pending posts: 
     8From: johntom_22@infinito.it on Sat Jul 29 04:39:16 2006 
     9Subject: FROM JOHN TOM 
     10Cause: Message has implicit destination 
     11}}} 
     12 
     13If you want to automatically discard held messages: 
     14 * Go to the list Admin interface 
     15 * Click on '''Privacy Options''' 
     16 * Click on '''Sender filters''' 
     17   * near the top, set `member_moderation_action` to '''Discard''' 
     18   * at the bottom, set `generic_nonmember_action` to '''Discard''' 
     19   * set `forward_auto_discards` to '''Yes''' if you want to get a notice of discarded messages 
     20 
     21 
     22== Misc SysAdmin Tips ==  
     23 
     24Creating a new mailing list: 
     25{{{ 
     26/usr/lib/mailman/bin/newlist listname  
     27# add list aliases to /etc/aliases 
     28newaliases 
     29}}} 
     30 
     31If you ever need to regenerate all archives for a mailing list, run: 
     32{{{ 
     33/usr/lib/mailman/bin/arch listname 
     34}}} 
     35 
     36You can set the master password with  
     37{{{ 
     38/usr/lib/mailman/bin/mmsitepass 
     39}}}