[Mailman-Users] Subscription flood

Bill Christensen billc_lists at greenbuilder.com
Fri May 9 21:12:57 CEST 2014

On 5/9/14 1:25 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> On 05/09/2014 10:46 AM, Bill Christensen wrote:
>> I temporarily removed the signup form from the listinfo page in hopes of
>> stemming the tide, and replaced it with a request to use the site's
>> contact form so that we can manually add interested subscribers.  I
>> purposely don't have a subscribe email address set up for this list.
>> But somehow they're still coming in - another 1300+ since yesterday.
> They probably aren't using the subscribe form on the listinfo page but
> rather posting the data directly to the subscribe CGI. Try moving
> mailman's cgi-bin/subscribe aside to totally disable web subscribe.
I expect that will affect my other lists as well, no?

Is there a way that I can just have it affect this one problematic 
list?  If I change the name of cgi-bin/subscribe and any references to 
it (at least until the next update), do you think that will make a 

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