[Mailman-Users] Automatic rejecting of non-subscriber messages

Jeff Barger jeff at look.net
Wed Jul 21 16:37:56 CEST 2004

On Jul 21, 2004, at 8:19 AM, Jerry Feldman wrote:

> I am still running an older version of mailman until we upgrade to a 
> new
> server in a month or so, but I have a need to reject 100% of the
> non-subscribers on at least one of the listservs. There are a few ways 
> I
> could do this:
> The first is to intercept the message before it hits the list, parse 
> the
> from: address, and compare it with the subscribers for that list (I
> already have code that extracts the email address and passwords for 
> some
> web sites).
> The second, and probably more preferable would to find a hook in 
> mailman
> python code.
> The reason I need to do this is we have a moderated list, and the
> non-member posts are taking quite a bit of the moderator's time.

Go to Privacy options -> Sender filters, look towards the bottom of the 
page for 'generic_nonmember_action'.


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