[Mailman-Users] Automatic deletion of posts by non-members of a list

Tom Wolfe twolfe at sawback.com
Thu May 25 14:03:10 CEST 2006

There sure is, for Mailman 2.1.5 (and I belive earlier versions as

go to Privacy > Sender filters > scroll down to "Action to take for
postings from non-members for which no explicit action is defined" (near
the bottom) > set to Discard, yahoo no more pestering.

Some other good options on that page & others, look through and read
each page in the admin section.

Tom Wolfe

On Thu, 2006-05-25 at 07:50 -0400, Fred Atkinson wrote:
>     Is there any option that can be set in Mailman so that a message by a
> non-member is automatically deleted, rather that pestering the list manager
> about appoving/deleting it?
>     I've just moved to a new site.  I had Mailman on both sites.  Since I've
> gotten onto the new one, I am getting these quite frequently.  I rarely got
> these before.  It's getting to be quite annoying.
>     Regards,
>                                                                 Fred
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