[Mailman-Users] Direct message to archive only?
khbkhb at gmail.com
Fri Mar 14 02:30:58 CET 2014
"environment would have the necessary access to do any of the above."
Back when I was administering my own mailserver it was easy enough to have
a -archive list which only went to the same archive file as the list itself
(I don't recall the syntax, but I recall setting it up under multiple
generations of SunOS ;>).
It's a common enough use-case I'd hoped there was a civilized way to do it
through the cPanel/mailman front door.
khbkhb at gmail.com
303 997 2749
On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 7:19 PM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
> On 03/13/2014 04:21 PM, Keith Bierman wrote:
> > Similar to that posting, I find myself needing to "replay" off list
> > discussions for the record. With mailman, controlled by cPanel is there
> > way to accomplish this without actually posting to the list itself?
> Here's how I would do it.
> 1) create a *nix mbox format file containing the messages.
> 2) stop mailman
> 3) run Mailman's 'bin/arch LISTNAME /path/to/mbox_created_in_1
> 4) cat >> archives/private/LISTNAME.mbox/LISTNAME.mbox <
> 5) start mailman
> LISTNAME is the cPanel list name, i.e. list_domain
> steps 2 and 5 are to ensure no other messages arrive between steps 3 and
> 4. It isn't critical if they do, but it would result in renumbering of
> these messages if the archive is ever rebuilt in total from
> Another way to do it would be to stop Mailman's OutgoingRunner only,
> post the messages to the list, remove the queue entries for those
> messages only from Mailman's out/ queue and restart OutgoingRunner.
> Or do a similar thing with the MTA rather than OutgoingRunner.
> Note that it is unlikely that a list owner in a shared hosted cPanel
> environment would have the necessary access to do any of the above.
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