[Mailman-Users] Subscription flood

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu May 8 19:02:41 CEST 2014

On 05/08/2014 09:31 AM, Bill Christensen wrote:
> Question 1: Is it possible to reverse the order of approval and
> confirmation when requiring both?  The admin then can reject all those
> with duplicates, only allowing the (presumably real) single subscription
> requests to send out a confirmation request.

It would require significant code changes.

> If so, how would that be done?
> Question 2: Any other suggestions on how to handle this?
> Currently running mailman 2.1.13_0 (Next stop is to MacPorts list to see
> if the maintainer will update the port to the latest version)

There are mitigations which may help in Mailman 2.1.16. See

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