[Mailman-Users] Using Mail-From: Authentification

Franz Georg Köhler fgk at bofh.hanau.net
Fri Sep 28 16:01:55 CEST 2001

On Fri, Sep 28, 2001 at 09:18:20AM -0400, Greg Ward <gward at mems-exchange.org> wrote:
> On 27 September 2001, Franz Georg K?hler said:
>> Unfortunately, I need mailman to just use the from:-Header as
>> authentification, due to the fact that exim prevents me from changing my
>> sender header to the address which i'm using on mailing lists.
> If you have root privileges on the Exim server in question, I rather
> doubt this: there are very few things that Exim won't let you do, given
> enough time grovelling through the manual.  Also, if you're a trusted
> users to that Exim server, you can get away with a lot more
> (eg. supplying an enveloper sender with "exim -f").
> Have you tried using an MUA (eg. mutt) that lets you set the "Sender"
> header yourself?

exim would quash mutt's sender header.
> If all else fails, what about resubscribing to the Mailman list as the
> address that you're stuck with using?

I don't want to change the mailserver's configuration, I just want
mailman to use the from: header instead of the sender:-header for

Is this possible?

If not, this should be noted as a feature request.

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