[Mailman-Users] Your membership in the mailing list XYZ has beendisabled due to excessive bounces
msapiro at value.net
Sun Sep 11 19:16:56 CEST 2005
> I got unsubscribed from my own list because of "Your membership in the
>mailing list XYZ has been disabled due to excessive bounces". I don't get
>it. I didn't send any emails to the list so how could there be any
> Two questions:
> 1) Why am I getting this message?
Because mail from the list to your address was bounced back to Mailman
(at the listname-bounces at ... address). After enough bounces as
determined by the list's Bounce processing settings, your delivery was
>2) Is there any way to prevent and/or protect the list from this happening
Find out why list mail to you is bouncing and correct the problem. You
may be able to see a returned bounce by setting
bounce_notify_owner_on_disable to Yes. This will cause Mailman to send
the triggering bounce to the owner, but since that's you, it may
You may ultimately have to use an address at a different ISP or mail
service if the problem is that your mail is being blocked and you
can't resolve it with the ISP/service.
You could also turn off automated bounce processing for the list.
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