[Mailman-Users] How can i make a list public so people who are not subcribed can send a message?
tron478 at googlemail.com
Tue Mar 13 15:27:59 CET 2007
hmmm, ok you are right with the spammers :) but my customer wants to open
the list for everyone. but another question: is it possible to work with
wildcards or domains like
so only acceptance is for the domains above?
by the way :) > has mailman an irc channel? ;)
On 3/13/07, Mike Brudenell <pmb1 at york.ac.uk> wrote:
> Greetings -
> On 13 Mar 2007, at 10:09, TRON478 wrote:
> > i need the following scenario:
> > someone should be able to send to the list while he is not
> > subscribed to the
> > list.
> > This seems to works, but the list admin must approve this. Is it
> > possible
> > WITHOUT approval?
> If you want ALL non-members to be able to post to the list then
> change the setting which is currently telling Mailman to put messages
> from non-members on hold until they are approved:
> Go to the list's management pages, then
> --> Privacy Options
> --> Sender filters
> --> Change "Action to take for postings from non-members for which no
> explicit action is defined. (Details for generic_nonmember_action)"
> setting from "Hold" to "Accept".
> Then sit back and wait for spammers to find your list's address:
> their junk will then be immediately distributed to all the list's
> members. :-}
> Alternatively if you only want SOME non-members to be able to post to
> the list then, on the same page as above, put their e-mail addresses
> into the "List of non-member addresses whose postings should be
> automatically accepted. (Details for accept_these_nonmembers)" text
> box. You can use regular expressions here if you wish.
> ...And just hope the spammers don't happen to forge messages to your
> list as being from one of these addresses. :-}
> Mike B-)
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