[Mailman-Users] password reminders and unsubscribed users

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Wed May 2 04:35:20 CEST 2007

Jim Miller wrote:

>I am running mailman 2.1.9.cp2 and have an ongoing issue I can't find an
>solution for.  There are a number of people who have unsubscribed to my
>list, yet they continue to receive monthly password reminders.  A few months
>ago I even disabled the password reminder for the list as a whole, and that
>works for all the subscribed users, yet the old unsubscribed users still
>continue to receive reminders!  I verified once again today that these users
>are not subscribed.  They themselves have no access to the user admin stuff,
>even with the password mailman just sent them and they receive no other
>email traffic from the list, just the password reminders.
>Any idea what is causing this, and how to fix the problem?  I am about to
>just remove the password reminder cron entry, which I know disables
>reminders for all list, unless someone has a clue what is going on here.  An
>archive search shows no help for this issue, though it has been mentioned

There have been past reports of this, and the ones that haven't been
resolved are from cPanel installations.


It's even worse than just unsubscribed members still getting reminders.
for a report of users receiving reminders from a deleted list.

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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