[Mailman-Users] Unable to approve messages

Barry S. Finkel bsfinkel at att.net
Fri Sep 7 17:47:11 CEST 2012

On 9/7/2012 2:05 AM, Alex TW LAM wrote:
> Dear All,
> We have a mailman system setup a long time ago, it requires approval 
> for any messages posted on the mailing list.
> Starting recently, the moderator of list no longer able approve newly 
> posted message, they are still able to receive the "waiting for 
> approval" message, which I suppose means the wrapper script in aliases 
> file works.
> But after they entered "Approved <mod pw>" in the first line of the 
> confirm mail (email command). Nothing would happened, list members 
> would not receive posted, nor would the moderator received 
> "Confirmation succeeded" message.
> I have tried all the method, at first I suspected it was the group 
> settings problem. But then I realize if this is the case the "waiting 
> for approval" would not have been sent.
> The "confirm and approve" email command originally worked, but just 
> suddenly stopped working. The Any one have ideas?
> Regards,
> Alex Lam
Alex, if you are trying to approve via an e-mail message, then check 
your mail logs to see
what happens to the mail.
--Barry Finkel

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