[Mailman-Users] Restricting subscribers

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Jul 22 17:39:14 CEST 2008

Adrián Márques wrote:
> I'm new to mailman, trying to set up a few lists and would like to 
> restrict subscribers to those with email addresses from a particular 
> domain, for example, only addresses of the form <user>@foodomain.com.
> I've seen that a moderator can accept subscribers, but can the filter 
> described above be automated?

You could put a regular expression 
<http://docs.python.org/lib/re-syntax.html> in Privacy 
options...->Subscription rules->ban_list to ban any address not in the 
foodomain.com domain. Something like


or, if you want to also allow user at xxx.foodomain.com


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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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