[Mailman-Users] Any way to globally search and/or remove a user

George Kasica gkasica at netwrx1.com
Fri Aug 1 14:00:12 CEST 2014


Exactly what I needed. You just saved me HOURS of work.


-----Original Message-----
From: Mailman Admin [mailto:mailman-admin at uni-konstanz.de] 
Sent: Friday, August 01, 2014 6:28 AM
To: George Kasica
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Any way to globally search and/or remove a user

Hello George Kasica

Am 2014-08-01 09:45, schrieb George Kasica:
> Curious here about the following:
> Is there any way or utility for Mailman that will allow me to search 
> ALL the mailing lists on the server for a given user email and then 
> remove that email address?
> I don't care about sending out a nice
> email to them - these are SPAM passing emails that have gotten added 
> and I just want them gone...it's not a huge number maybe 2 dozen, but 
> when you spread that over say 8 lists and 2 servers the workload adds 
> up to do it manually. In a perfect solution I could feed it a list of 
> addresses in a flat file and let it go, if I have to build one line at 
> a time that's not so bad either, but pointing and clicking it ugly and 
> time consuming. Conversely there probably is a bounce setting that I 
> could be using to let it drop them after say 1or 2 bounces, but that 
> kills off anyone with even a transient mail server issue so I'd rather 
> go the manual route above.

On the command line you can use bin/remove_members for that.
You can feed it with a file with one email address per line.
For more infos see
bin/remove_members -h

Kind regards,
Christian Mack

More information about the Mailman-Users mailing list