[Mailman-Users] Using one email address for posting and admin
msapiro at value.net
Sat Oct 30 03:45:32 CEST 2004
Fa Yoeu wrote:
>I want to use one email address for posting and administrative
>functions. Is this possible with mailman? Currently I have the
>1. Mail is forwarded from list-*@domain to one list at ISP.
>2. Mail from ISP is retrieved using fetchmail with one user account.
>All posting to the list is working correctly. However ...
>1. When mail is sent to list-request, it is caught and pending with
>reason administrative requests found. Is there a way to force it to
>process these email.
>2. When mail is sent to list-owner, it is caught and pending with
>reason, explicit destination. Same question here, how to force it to
>recognize and process these.
>NOTE: that i have only one alias entry:
>## test1 mailing list
>family-list: "|/var/mailman/mail/mailman post family-list"
>Other than that, I am happy with mailman and have been using it for months now.
Mailman won't work if all mail to all listname-* is forwarded to a
single address. What you have above is all mail ending up piped to
"/var/mailman/mail/mailman post listname" which is why you are having
the problems you have. You need ultimately to pipe for example mail to
listname-request to "/var/mailman/mail/mailman request listname" and
similarly for all the other listname-* addresses.
I was going to suggest setting up a procmail following the fetchmail to
examine the envelope to and pipe the mail properly depending on
envelope to. I don't think this will work since envelope to has been
rewritten by the forwarding process. You could use ^TO_ but that's not
as reliable as envelope to.
Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net> The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California better use your sense - B. Dylan
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