[Mailman-Users] email looping - autoresponders - how to stop it?

Norbert Bollow nb at thinkcoach.com
Sat Dec 29 19:57:43 CET 2001

Marc Perkel <marc at perkel.com> wrote:

> Yes - but - I'm about to dump 20,000 names into a list and there are probably
> a LOT of broken autoresponders out there.
> > Please share the specifics of the loop.
> I think the issue is that I dumped the names into the join box and it sent an
> initial message from "list-admin" and the autoresponder is replying to
> list-admin.

You could change the list-admin alias to deliver to a mailbox,
then add those 20,000 new subscribers, then wait a day or so,
then change the list-admin alias back.

Greetings, Norbert.

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