[Mailman-Users] Read-Only list but no one can post withoutapproval(even non moderated users)

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Wed Jun 15 17:01:43 CEST 2005

Lucian Constantin wrote:
>    I have to set a read-only/announcement list for which I follow the steps
>described in the FAQ: 
>but even with the "mod" unchecked for the user that is
>allowed to post to list, mailman request approval.
>    I even reboot the server but with no luck - the only user that have the
>rights to post to tha list is not mod[erated] but still has no rights to
>post without approval.


>Ok... don't bother anymore... I created another list and now it seems to
>work... strange I put the same settings but now it works.

Possibly emergency moderation got turned on for the first list.

In any case, it is more secure to moderate everyone and post using an
Approved: header as mentioned in the above FAQ and in more detail in

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