[Mailman-Users] `Moderated' list bypass feature doesn't work for me

Richard B. Pyne rpyne at kinfolk.org
Tue Apr 20 18:51:00 CEST 1999

The fix is simple, first, make sure you are using 1.0b11, then add 
"USE_ENVELOPE_SENDER = 0" (without the quotes) to mm_cfg.py, this 
will make it use the "From:" header for the match instead of the 
envelope sender.  

On 20 Apr 99, at 12:37, Ian Jackson wrote:

> I've tried to set up a list so that only certain posters can post, but
> all the postings seem to require administrative approval.
> I have set
>  Must posts be approved by an administrator:  No
>  Restrict posting privilege to list members?  No
>  Addresses of members accepted for posting ...
>    <list of email addresses one per line>
> When I post, the posting is held.  The poster (as specified in the
> From: and envelope, and whose address appears in the accepted posters
> list) gets a notification, and when I look at the admin requests page
> I see:
>  Post held because: Only approved posters may post without moderator
>  approval.
> The headers of the message as displayed on that page seem slightly
> odd.  They give the From: correctly, but the Return-Path and
> Message-Id are blank.
> I'm using Mailman 1.0b8 (Debian revision 3) and Python 1.5.1 (Debian
> revision 7), on Debian GNU/Linux i386 2.0 with some 2.1 upgrades,
> notably the libc.
> Ian.
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Richard B. Pyne, KB7RMU
rpyne at kinfolk.org

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