[Mailman-Users] automating adding and removing subscribers

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Wed Oct 21 01:04:14 CEST 2015

On 10/20/2015 02:42 PM, Steven Jones wrote:
> Is there a way to automate the adding and removing subscribers from another system? such that the list is kept concurrent?

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If you have two lists on the same server/mailman installation

bin/list_members -f <source_listname> | bin/sync_members -f - [other
options] <dest_listname>

all on one line, run by cron as often as you like.

On two different hosts, a cron on the destination that runs
bin/list_members on the source with output to a file (via ssh) followed
by rsync to copy the file to the destination followed by
bin/sync_members on the destination.

Give the list_members and sync_members commands with --help for

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