[Mailman-Users] keep users from turning off delivery
Robert C. Jacobson
Robert.Jacobson at gsfc.nasa.gov
Mon Jul 21 21:43:26 CEST 2003
At 03:04 PM -0400 7/21/03, Jon Carnes wrote:
>How is this any different than an ordinary aliases list?
Perhaps you are joking here, but I'll answer anyway. I assume you
are referring to the MTA built-in aliases. I'd like non-root users
to be able to add people to the list. I previously ran this list on
majordomo, but everyone says "mailman, mailman, mailman", so here I
>But seriously, if you want to use Mailman, you can tell it not to mail a
>welcome message (this is what has the password in it).
I figured that part out (yay for me :) ) But then they can just go
to the web interface for your email address (e.g.
And tell it to email you a password reminder.
>Then you can
>disable the listinfo portion of the web so that they can't get the
>password from the Web-portion, and you can simply route the
><listname>-request alias for the list to go to the admins.
How do you disable that? And does that also disable the options screen?
>Don't forget to setup the config of the list to *not* look for
>administrative requests going to the list.
If this gets too complicated, I guess I'll switch back to majordomo :-/
Robert Jacobson Robert.Jacobson at gsfc.nasa.gov
BS, Aeronautical Engineering Univ. of Md., College Park
Flight Ops. Team - SOlar Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO)
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