[Mailman-Users] Constant moderation required when user sends to list + CCs

Steve Campbell campbell at cnpapers.com
Tue Sep 15 19:55:53 CEST 2009

Thanks very much. That makes sense in the way you explained it. It 
shouldn't take too long to find out if I've got it setup properly.


Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> Steve Campbell writes:
>  > It's as though the list is using the headers with all of the
>  > recipients for delivery instead of what it actually receives to
>  > process.
> That's exactly the intended behavior.  It's a somewhat antiquated
> anti-spam measure.  And Mailman is not an MTA, so its knowledge of the
> RCPT TO list is limited to the single address it is "listening" to.
>  > This is an older version 2.1.5 of mailman. Is there anything I can do to 
>  > remedy this?
> Privacy Options->Recipient Filters->max_num_recipients
> should be what you're looking for.  0 disables the check entirely, or
> you can raise the limit to whatever you think reasonable.  (I'm
> looking at Mailman 2.1.9, but I'm sure I remember this from the 2.1.5
> we had until recently.)

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