[Mailman-Users] To-Do-list admin

Helmut Schneider jumper99 at gmx.de
Wed Apr 1 10:14:17 CEST 2009

Hi Mark,

From: "Mark Sapiro" <mark at msapiro.net>
> Mark Sapiro wrote:
>> Helmut Schneider wrote:
>>> I set up a new mailman instance (2.1.11). I remeber that when I
>>> created new  lists a mail was sent to the admin describing what he
>>> needs to add to  /etc/aliases to make the new list work. Currently I
>>> do not recieve that  email at the new installation. Did I forget to
>>> check a box?
>> It depends on how you create the list. If you create a list from the
>> web or via bin/newlist without the "-q" option, the admin should be
>> notified.
>> Is Mailman running?
>> See the FAQ at <http://wiki.list.org/x/A4E9>.
> In the above reply, I overlooked the fact that you were talking about
> the aliases email to the owner of the site list ('mailman-owner').
> This is only sent if you haven't changed the default MTA = 'Manual'
> setting. If you have set MTA in mm_cfg.py to other than 'Manual', the
> aliases mail will not be sent.

I did not touch the MTA setting, the only things I added are


Communication itself seems fine, i recieved a subscription reminder this 
morning from mailman-owner. 

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