[Mailman-Users] Re-enabling suspended subscribers - bounce settings were too sensitive

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Oct 22 03:41:27 CEST 2013

On 10/21/2013 12:19 PM, Drew Tenenholz wrote:
> I tried by sending out a 'brief' email with about 300 lines like 
>      set authenticate <password> address=user at domain.tld
>      set delivery ON
>      ...
> and mailman dutifully processed the first dozen lines and ignored the rest.  I'm pretty sure the reason for this would be to prevent a mass attack via email, and that's probably best left alone.

You could TEMPORARILY increase the setting for
DEFAULT_MAIL_COMMANDS_MAX_LINES (defaults to 25) or you could see the
script at <http://www.msapiro.net/scripts/reset_bounce.py> which may
work for you as is, or if not could be modified to read addresses from a

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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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