[Mailman-Users] subscriber list by E-mail
msapiro at value.net
Fri Nov 11 19:35:47 CET 2005
Thomas Gramstad wrote:
>I'm one of three list administrators of a large newsletter
>managed by Mailman. While I have shell access to the
>machine where Mailman is installed, the other two do not.
>We want the other two to be able to take a back-up of the
>subscriber list when they want to. I thought this could
>be achieved in a simple way by E-mail, by sending
>a message with something like
><password> who <listname>
>to Mailman. But that doesn't work at all, it doesn't
>even cause an error message.
Where did you send it? It should return an error if sent to the
Send mail with subject 'help' without the quotes to the list-request
address. Also, see <http://www.list.org/mailman-member/node41.html>.
>I tried to search the Mailman FAQs, other documentation, and
>various searches in Google, and have been using about 45
>minutes on this, and I'm not even close to find anything
>about getting the subscriber list by E-mail.
>So is it impossible?
No, it's simple (see above), but be aware that the list returned by
email 'who' does not show hidden members.
>If so, what is an alternative way
>for the other two to get all the subscribers at once
>(and not 30 at a time)?
Also see <http://starship.python.net/crew/jwt/mailman/#throughtheweb>.
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