[Mailman-Users] Administratively subscribe other users via email

Mailman Admin mailman-admin at uni-konstanz.de
Mon Aug 20 11:20:47 CEST 2012

Hello Nick Bright

On 2012-08-14 01:59, Nick Bright wrote:
> I'm sorry if this is a repeated question; but I've spent the last hour
> searching/reading faq's and not finding anything useful.
> I'm creating a newsletter mailing list, which I've successfully done -
> now, I am trying to get my billing system to automatically add new
> customers to the mailing list.
> The easiest way to do this would be to have my billing system send an
> email to mailman to subscribe the user.
> However, I have as of yet been unable to locate any information on how
> to do so.
> I've tried using the "Approved:" header with a subscribe command in the
> mail body, following the subscribe command syntax at
> http://www.list.org/mailman-member/node41.html, but the response back
> from mailman is that the commands remain unprocessed.
> What is the correct syntax for doing this?

Send an email with subject help and empty body to your
You will get back a description of all commands supported by email.

Kind regards,
Christian Mack

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