[Mailman-Users] Which settings controls mailman email addressdisiplayed?

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Mon Mar 19 20:01:53 CET 2007

Ryan Golhar wrote:

>Forgive me...I'm new to mailman and am having some trouble.  I know the
>settings are in mm_cfg.py or data/sitelist.cfg but I can't seem to find

Actually, data/sitelist.cfg does not control anything. It is a
suggested configuration for the site list (usually named mailman) as
the default settings often aren't appropriate for this list. It is
used as input to config_list as in

  bin/config_list -i data/sitelist.cfg mailman

>I've set up mailman on a RedHat linux server, and created a mailing list.
>My first problem is on the mainpage (http://xxx.xyz.edu/mailman/listinfo) it
>If you are having trouble using the lists, please contact
>mailman at xxx.xyz.edu.
>How do I change it from mailman at xxx.xyz.edu to something else?  Where is
>that setting stored?

This is the address of the site list. The message is built on the fly
by the Mailman/Cgi/listinfo.py script. There is no way to change it
short of modifying this code.

What you do is configure the site list so that mail to that address
goes where you want or produces an autoresponse with appropriate

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