[Mailman-Users] "Mass Subscribe" Question

Brad Knowles brad.knowles at skynet.be
Tue Jul 13 00:56:33 CEST 2004

At 1:36 PM +0000 2004-07-10, james.west at mchsi.com wrote:

>  I have checked the FAQs, but have not found an answer to the following
>  questions... also "http://listowners.org/" is not responding.

	Yeah, that's down for the moment.  The owner of that domain is 
working on trying to bring it back up, but I don't recall if there 
has been any estimates as to when that will happen.

>  Q) Is it possible to "mass subscribe" members with their e-mail addresses
>  *AND* their names - by up loading a file with the addresses and names. IF SO,
>  what is the required format of that file?

	You can use the "Mass Subscribe" function under the "Membership 
Management" page on the web admin interface for your list. 
Alternatively, you can use the command-line tools (see 

	The format should be:

		"Real Name" <real.name at example.com>

>  Q) Is it possible to display the list members' names along side thier e-mail
>  addresses on the subscribers list available to members? It would be nice to
>  have the list sorted in "name" alphabetical order.

	I'm not sure about this one.  I'll have to let someone else 
answer this question.

Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles at skynet.be>

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     Assembly to the Governor, November 11, 1755

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