[Mailman-Users] mailman aliases

Christopher Adams adamsca at gmail.com
Wed May 23 20:39:48 CEST 2007

Thanks, Mark. That seemed too obvious. Doesn't setting
generic_nonmember_action to accept result in a lot of spam to the
Mailman site admin? How are others dealing with this?

On 5/22/07, Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net> wrote:
> Christopher Adams wrote:
> >Thanks,Mark. That helps explaining the purpose of the mailman list.
> >
> >All our lists use the form listname at wherever.com (wherever.com is the
> >DEFAULT_EMAIL_HOST set in mm_cfg.py).
> >
> >In my Postfix aliases file, I have all the list aliases including
> >aliases for the mailman list:
> >
> >## mailman mailing list
> >mailman-admin:        "|/var/mailman/mail/mailman admin mailman"
> >mailman-bounces:      "|/var/mailman/mail/mailman bounces mailman"
> >mailman-confirm:      "|/var/mailman/mail/mailman confirm mailman"
> >mailman-join:         "|/var/mailman/mail/mailman join mailman"
> >mailman-leave:        "|/var/mailman/mail/mailman leave mailman"
> >mailman-request:      "|/var/mailman/mail/mailman request mailman"
> >mailman-subscribe:    "|/var/mailman/mail/mailman subscribe mailman"
> >mailman-unsubscribe:  "|/var/mailman/mail/mailman unsubscribe mailman"
> >
> >So, in the general list info page, there is a line that says:
> >
> >If you are having trouble using the lists, please contact mailman at wherever.com
> >
> >Since that address is a post to the mailman mailing list, how does it
> >actually get delivered anywhere?
> The same as any other list. You subscribe the Mailman site admin(s) to
> it and you set generic_nonmember_action to accept.
> >I don't quite understand what you
> >mean about the general listinfo and admin pages exposing the mailman@
> >address in their own domain. I am unclear as to what that domain
> >should be.
> That doesn't apply in your case. I misunderstood your situation and
> thought you had multiple virtual domains.
> --
> Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
> San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

Christopher Adams
adamsca at gmail.com

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