[Mailman-Users] Importing emails to mailman's database
mavery at mail.otherwhen.com
Thu May 15 20:54:50 CEST 2003
On 15 May 2003 at 11:17, chris souza wrote:
> DP, you are correct. Currently the emails are on a MS
> SQL database. I am trying to figure out how to export
> the emails and import them to mailman. Once this is
> done I need to submit a monthly newsletter.
No sweat. Once you've installed Mailman, created the list you need,
subscribed yourself to it, and made sure the list works....
Create a plain text file of the 15,000 email addresses (that's the key
word you left out... there's a difference between 15,000 emails and
15,000 email addresses), with one address per line. Perhaps you can
create a report and send it to a file instead of to a printer.
Then you can either cut and paste that file into the Mailman mass
subscription screen, or use the "specify a file to upload" option.
Once the people are members, you can start sending out your
Depending on your connection, and the connections of your
subscribers, it can take a while to get out 15,000 mails....
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