[Mailman-Users] Mailing List subscriptions are 'frozen'
msapiro at value.net
Thu Feb 8 20:13:30 CET 2007
Derek Cicero wrote:
>We've been running mailman 2.1.4 on Solaris for about 2 years and in the
>last week the subscription confirmations have seemingly stopped being
>sent to users.
What is the setting for Privacy options...->Subscription
Is VirginRunner running? See
>In looking at the subscription log, it's only been able
>to process 11 new subscriptions today, vs. 5000 pending ones.
>Now, the 5000+ subscription requests seems odd, since that would match
>the total number of subscribers to all lists, so I assume those are
>attempts by spam-subscribers.
What do the log entries say?
>Do we need to dump out the confirmation
>queue? Does mailman eventually get full of bad (spam) sign-up attempts?
The confirmation cookies expire after mm_cfg.PENDING_REQUEST_LIFE
(default 3 days) and are removed.
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