[Mailman-Users] Removing Illegal address from config.db?
scott.e.thomson at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 18:10:32 CET 2010
Somehow an address is present in my config.db file for one of my lists that
is two email addresses mated into the same entry (ie "user1 at domain1.comuser2
@domain2.com"). The entry doesn't show up in the membership list nor does
it show up if you list_members for the list. I only know its there because
one of my cron jobs turns it up, I was only able to manually find it by
greping some of the config files till I turned up a match. I can't remove
it from the command line as the command line tools don't recognize it as a
member, nor can I remove it using the mass unsubscribe option from the admin
page for the same reason.
We're on Mailman 2.1.9, we've been using mailman for a long time, so its
very likely that the bad address was created in a previous version and
So, I'm not sure what my best option is, there are only 38 members of the
list, are we better off recreating the list or is there a way to recreate
the subscriber list easily? We also have searchable HTdig archives, so
recreating the list includes recreating that archive as well.
Thanks for any help you can offer.
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