[Mailman-Users] how-to configure approval of non-member postsmessage

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Mon Mar 14 05:19:32 CET 2005

Philippe Landau wrote:
>i see there are efforts underway to allow automatic
>rejection of non-member postings.

More than efforts - that's the way current versions work. You specify
whether a non-member post should be Accepted, Held, Rejected or

>i would like to configure the automatic message
>sent in response to non-member posts,
>where i would like to include a link to the subscription page.
>in fact i think the default text could be changed in this way.

Currently, the only way to do this is to Hold non-member posts. If the
post is discarded, no message is sent. If the post is rejected, the
reject message is hard coded (but possibly translated) in

If the non-member post is held, the message sent to the user is derived
from the postheld.txt template. See
for information on creating list specific, domain specific or sitewide
edited templates.

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