[Mailman-Users] Setting sitewide defaults that can't be changed?

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Wed May 18 21:49:13 CEST 2005

At 3:03 PM -0400 2005-05-18, Mike Alberghini wrote:

>  I'm the admin of a Mailman server that is quickly running out of disk space.
>  One of the solutions our fearless leader wants to implement is a sitewide
>  limit on message size.  I know I can set a default limit in mm_cfg.py, but
>  the list owners can always change that.  Is there a way to lock certain
>  settings so that they cannot be changed by anyone except the site admin?

	Make the change in your MTA.  Nothing will pass through the 
server unless it is below the limit in question, and it won't matter 
what the settings are on the Mailman mailing lists.

Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>

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     Assembly to the Governor, November 11, 1755

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