[Mailman-Users] mass subscribe and specify password

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Wed Nov 13 00:20:22 CET 2002

This is not a standard feature of Mailman so it's not possible yet.

If you could convince the Sysadmin to load a patch to Mailman then you
could use a patched "add_user" function and do this.  You can find the
patch by searching the archives of the list.
On Tue, 2002-11-12 at 16:29, David Moore wrote:
> Need some help here... I've scanned the FAQ and havn't found a clear (to me)
> answer yet -
> What I am wanting to do is use the List administrator's  "Mass Subscribe
> Members" under Member Management (web interface) and specify not only the
> users email but the users initial password.
> For example - under mass subscribe:
> dmoore at aibi.org [PASSWORD]
> dmoore at aibi.net [PASSWORD]
> myemail at aibi.org [PASSWORD]
> youremail at yourdom.ain [PASSWORD]
>  etc....
> where in all four cases the password for that user is "password" or whatever
> text is assigned as the persons INITIAL password - if they want to change it
> later that is fine but specifying the INITIAL password.
> I'm trying to set up the initial list(s) (apx 300-400 users each) without
> the users having to "confirm" - otherwise I can use the email interface and
> subscribe them with password using the syntax:  subscribe PASSWORD
> address=<EMAIL at ADDRESS>, but then each one must "confirm" their own
> subscription...
> Any ideas? - Again I am only a LIST/domain admin and not Mailman/server
> admin ...
> If I'm looking at my site specs right we are on Mailman version 2.0.13.
> Thanks in advance.
> David Moore
> Technical Coordinator
> AIBI Resources
> dmoore at aibi.org
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