[Mailman-Users] member's mail got held

cschen cschen at asiaa.sinica.edu.tw
Sat Mar 5 18:05:57 CET 2011

Hello Mark,
  Thanks for your  reply, I checked the vette log and bingo, it is max No. 
of recipients issue.

And now the problem is gone.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Sapiro" <mark at msapiro.net>
To: "Joshua, C.S. Chen" <cschen at asiaa.sinica.edu.tw>; 
<mailman-users at python.org>
Sent: Saturday, March 05, 2011 2:18 AM
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] member's mail got held

> Joshua, C.S. Chen wrote:
>>I am taking care of a list (list at mydomain.edu), when some messages sent
>>like like this
>>From: <sender>
>>To: list at mydomain.edu
>>Cc: <other recipients> (not in the list)
>>Subject: <subject>
>>for some reason, they got held and need human interaction to allow it.
>>No mater the sender is member (in the list), or non-member but has been
>>added to the list that non-member but automatically accepted.
>>Is there a setup item that I can have all this kind of messages
>>automatically pass without being held? when it is To: list at mydomain.com
>>and Cc: other recipients.
> What is the reason the messages are held? The reason is in the held
> message notice to the admin/moderator, in the web admindb interface
> and in Mailman's 'vette' log.
> Once we know the reason, we can tell you what to do about it.
> If by chance the reason is 'Too many recipients to the message', you
> can either send the message with Bcc: rather than Cc: to the other
> recipients, or you can set Privacy options... -> Recipient filters ->
> max_num_recipients to a larger number or to zero for no limit.
> -- 
> 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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