[Mailman-Users] Default new users not able to post

Barry Finkel b19141 at britaine.ctd.anl.gov
Wed Feb 6 20:18:00 CET 2008

Robert wrote:

>Is there anyway to have new users unable to post to the list?  I got  
>the list able to not get confirmation, and I (the admin) get emails  
>whenever someone gets added to the list, for some security.
>However, it now seems like users are able to post to the list, whereas  
>I only want one or two people to be able to post to this list.  Is  
>there anyway to default this so that new subscribers don't get the  
>ability to post?

Change default_member_moderation from No to Yes.
And you might want to change all of the current subscriptions to
Moderated, except for those members whom you want to be able to post.
Barry S. Finkel
Computing and Information Systems Division
Argonne National Laboratory          Phone:    +1 (630) 252-7277
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