[Mailman-Users] Subscription modifications by admin

Frédéric Mantegazza frederic.mantegazza at gbiloba.org
Sat Oct 6 20:02:38 CEST 2007

On samedi 06 octobre 2007, Mark Sapiro wrote:

> The normal command line tool to change a member's address is
> clone_member, but this too requires confirmation.
> If you are managing the user's subscriptions in such a way that they all
> have default options, you can effectively change a member's address
> without confirmation by removing the old address and adding the new.
> This can be done via the web admin Mass Removal and Mass Subscription
> pages or the command line remove_members, add_members or sync_members
> tools.
> Also, there is a withlist script to change a member's address at
> <http://veenet.value.net/~msapiro/scripts/change_member_address.py>
> (mirror at
> <http://fog.ccsf.edu/~msapiro/scripts/change_member_address.py>

Does this script also require confirmation from the user?

> > I also noticed that even if I turn on the "Change globally" checkbox,
> > the adress is not modified in other lists. Is that normel?
> Yes. Only the user or the site admin (not the list admin) can make
> global changes for a user.

Ok. So, this option should not be showed to a list admin...



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