[Mailman-Users] Can I set up a user-friendly write-to address?
lee_19712003 at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 30 00:42:43 CET 2004
hello Richard and Todd,
thankyou for your recent replies regarding the cpanel
v mailman issue I mailed in about.
('user-friendly' post-to address, not x_xx.com at xx.com)
I was advised by my hosting support to set up a
'dummy' simpler-addressed email account for list
subscribers to write-to, which i would then
auto-forward to the actual email address of the list.
I had thought of this but I think they have been a
little simplistic in their advice on how to do this;
yes, if my list is open to subscribers only, the
'dummy' address would need to be a subscriber of the
actual list, but I feel I need to look deeper into
For eg, mailman would send out mail from its 'real'
address which I would have to configure in the
settings to appear as the 'dummy address' - presumably
I would do this by adding the dummy as the explicit
I can also see issues regarding the dummy email's
subscriber 'metoo' and 'no mail' options -
I'm assuming they need to be set to not receive any
list mails at all, to avoid a mail loop and
thanks for any help,
(By the way, my server's python is out of action at
the moment, so I can't just test any of this to see
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