[Mailman-Users] Re: mass subscribe (was Mailman-Users Digest, Vol 8, Issue 76)

Richard Barrett r.barrett at openinfo.co.uk
Tue May 27 13:36:36 CEST 2003

At 03:39 27/05/2003, jnewton at valdosta.edu wrote:
>We have just installed Mailman for use at our university and we love the
>features of this program.  Kudos to all involved in making this available.
>We do have a large list of 18,000 addresses, many of which are stale or 
>We have attempted to use the web form to mass subscribe (invite) the users 
>the form times out unless we use lists of 300 or less.
>Is there a way to fix this, say using a command line method.  I note that the
>command line version appears to lack the invitation method.  Is there a 
>way to
>effect this?

If you look in $prefix/bin/ you will find useful command line programs like 
add_members, sync_members etc. Run these commands with --help option to get 
their usage printed to stdout.

>Joe Newton
>Valdosta State University
>jnewton at valdosta.edu

Richard Barrett                                      http://www.openinfo.co.uk

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