[Mailman-Users] Creating lists based on a template

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Thu Mar 4 07:17:16 CET 2004

On Tue, 2004-03-02 at 11:03, Bowen, Robert wrote:
> I have searched the list archives for an answer, but haven't had much
> luck finding anything.  
> I have multiple lists - one for each grade in our elementary schools,
> one for each grade in our high schools and some other lists that have
> for the most part the same attributes (Moderation on, don't send
> password monthly, etc.)
> Is there a way to setup one list and copy the attributes to my other
> lists?  We don't have too many that I can't login to each one via the
> web and make the settings, I just think I could save a lot of time doing
> it the other way.
> Thanks,
> Robert Bowen
> Baldwin UFSD
In the past I've found the config_list command helpful here.

You can also modify most of the default settings used for list creation.
You'll find them in ~mailman/Mailman/Defaults.py. To change them, copy
the settings over to mm_cfg.py and then modify them in there.

As an example, I *always* modify:

and set it to at least 100

HtH -
Jon Carnes

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