[Mailman-Users] member_posting_only issue under 2.0.6

Richard Barrett r.barrett at openinfo.co.uk
Sat Oct 25 07:56:29 CEST 2003

On Saturday, October 25, 2003, at 02:03  am, Cole wrote:

> Until very recently I was running Lyris which I was fairly happy with. 
> However edicts came down from above and I am now trying to fine tune 
> the configuration of Mailman 2.0.6 which I inherited from someone 
> else. In short I am very new to Mailman.
> I have set the member_posting_only to "yes" which holds non-members 
> posts for administrative review. However what I want to do is to 
> configure Mailman to auto-reply to non-member posts with a message 
> indicating that the message was rejected, why it was rejected, and 
> whom to contact if they require further assistance. This is my last 
> remaining configuration hurdle.
> I have already searched the web and read through all of the 
> documentation which I have determine how to configure Mailman to 
> auto-reply to non-member posts instead of holding them for 
> administrative review.  However I can not find any information 
> regarding how to make this configuration change. I would appreciate 
> any assistance or tips this forum can offer to me.

In MM 2.0.6, you are running an obsolete version of MM. The capability 
you want is part of MM 2.1 (the latest stable incarnation being 2.1.3) 
which also has other benefits. Upgrading really is your best bet and, 
being Open Software, is entirely free.

> Regards
> -E
Richard Barrett                               http://www.openinfo.co.uk

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