[Mailman-Users] Moderator request(s) waiting but ... nothing tomoderate

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue May 19 16:45:44 CEST 2009

Manuel Vacelet wrote:
>One of my list admin is asked to moderate pending emails on daily
>basis with a mail like:
>> The listname at lists.server.com mailing list has 2
>> request(s) waiting for your consideration at:
>>	https://lists.server.com/mailman/admindb/listname
>> Please attend to this at your earliest convenience.  This notice of
>> pending requests, if any, will be sent out daily.
>But when he goes on the given url there is nothing to validate just
>the following message:
>> Database Updated...
>> listname Administrative Database
>> There are no pending requests. Click here to reload this page.
>but the day after, the very same message is still sent by mailman.

The reason for this is ALWAYS that the notices are sent from a
different Mailman instance. There is some test, backup or incompletely
uninstalled Mailman installation that is sending these messages.

It may be on the same server as the production Mailman or another
backup, test or 'migration' server.

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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