[Mailman-Users] Duplicate Subscribe/Unsubscribe Notifications

Ki Song ki at knifecenter.com
Fri Jan 26 23:22:49 CET 2007

>>> OK. It is the same message. Did you check the filter rules in your
>>> email client as Dragon suggests to be sure that they are not
>>> responsible for duplicating the message?
>> I checked the filter rules. I could not find anything that could possibly
>> duplicate messages. There is only one reference to the messages that are
>> being duplicated (the filter/rule looks for where the message is being SENT
>> to)
>>> Also, What is the contents of the list's owner and moderator
>>> attributes. Are you or something that forwards to you listed twice?
>> Where could I find these attributes? Is it on the web admin interface, or is
>> it somewhere else?
>>> Also, check for that Message-ID in Mailman's 'smtp' log and see how
>>> many recipients it was sent to.
>> The message-ID from mailman's smtp log shows something interesting. Every
>> message that is duplicated, shows the same message-ID, but it says that it
>> is being sent to 2 recipients. Is that normal? I ask because as far as I
>> know, these subscribe messages are being sent to me, the administrator, and
>> the actual email that is being subscribed/unsubscribed. Is that normal, or
>> would it be two different message-ID's, if only 1 message was being sent to
>> me and 1 message was being sent to the email address that is being
>> subscribed/unsubscribed?
> One thing I do notice is that the administrator and moderator addresses
> listed in the GENERAL OPTIONS web admin page of each list is the same
> address (newsletter at knifecenter.com).
> Further below, on that same page, there is an option that says, "Should the
> administrator get notices of subscribes and unsubscribes?" I have that
> checked to YES.
> Could it be that because the administrator and moderator addresses are the
> same (newsletter at knifecenter.com) and because the administrator is getting
> notices of subscribes and unsubscribes, that the message is being sent
> twice? I'm assuming the moderator gets notices of subscribes/unsubscribes
> automatically.
> Let me check. (It may take a while ... because there are a couple
> hundred/thousand subscribe/unsubscribe messages in queue.
That's what it was.

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