[Mailman-Users] admin request notifications
jonc at nc.rr.com
Sun Jan 18 04:46:48 CET 2004
On Sat, 2004-01-17 at 15:28, Bart Decrem wrote:
> The Mozilla Foundation operates 74 Mailman lists with hundreds
> (thousands?) of messages per day. We are running 2.0.13.
> Our problem is with admin notification. We'd like to stop receiving
> admin notifications altogether. Better yet, we'd love to get rid of the
> admin queue and have admin'd messages automatically discarded. 90% of
> these messages are spam, with the remainder being messages by
> non-members and admin requests, that we can handle through the
> Simply using a bogus email address for the admin address doesn't work,
> since we do want to deal with administrative requests
> (subscribe/unsubscribe/post problems).
> Is it possible to tell mailman to stop sending out admin notifications?
> Is it possible to just get rid of the admin queue altogether?
> Will something bad happen if we ignnore the admin queue for a list for,
> say, an entire year?
> The only idea we have is to use a bogus admin address, edit the listinfo
> footer to display the real admin address, and edit the /etc/aliases file
> to hardcode the *-owner recipient.
> Any other suggestions?
> Mailman FAQ: http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py
This might help somewhat - it shows you how to setup the request queue
so that it is delted on a daily basis. If you delete it before 5pm (and
turn off immediate notification in the list) then you'll rarely if ever
get any admin notifications...
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