[Mailman-Users] discard messages to 'mailman' list

Jim Tittsler jwt at onjapan.net
Wed Dec 1 09:49:39 CET 2004

arjen van drie wrote:
> how can I discard messages that were posted to the 'mailman' list? When 
> I visit the URL in the message with subject "30 Mailman moderator 
> request(s) waiting", which ends in

You may want to at least glance through the messages in there, since 
that is where users send messages when they are having trouble with the 
server.  (Or set it so that messages from non-members are not held, but 

> /mailman/admindb/mailman, I'm being redirected to the listinfo page. Is 
> there a command line tool for this?

It sounds like you have an Apache rewrite rule that is matching too 
generously.  If you want to use a rewrite rule to redirect visitors to 
http://www.example.com/mailman on to the listinfo page, make sure it 
doesn't also match /mailman/admindb/mailman.  Try something like:

RedirectMatch ^/mailman[/]*$ http://www.example.com/mailman/listinfo

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