[Mailman-Users] Help!

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Sun Feb 15 23:43:34 CET 2009

Steve Weiss wrote:

>I started using Mailman 2.1.11 via Lunar Pages.  I created a list last
>month, and almost a month later to the day, my members are being
>automatically unsubscribed en mass.  Is there a setting to be changed so I
>don't have to re-enter the list members again?
>Attached is a copy of the email I received.

Your attachment was stripped by the list's content filtering, but I'm
guessing you received one or both of a message like this:

This is a Mailman mailing list bounce action notice:

    List:       LISTNAME
    Member:     user at example.com
    Action:     Subscription disabled.
    Reason:     Excessive or fatal bounces.

or like this:

user at example.com has been removed from LISTNAME.

If you only got the first message, the members may still be on the list
with delivery disabled and you can reenable delivery from the
Membership Management pages on the web admin interface.

See the Bounce processing section of the web admin interface for more

Any further analysis or help would require access to Mailman's log
files. Depending on your hosting arrangement, you may or may not have

Not that you shouldn't merely reenable a bouncing address without
understanding why it bounced, and whether it is in fact deliverable.

Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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