[Mailman-Users] Confirmation by reply not working

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Oct 27 13:11:02 EDT 2015

On 10/25/2015 06:01 PM, Keith Seyffarth wrote:
> If they replay to the email or create a new message and send ONLY the
> confirmation code as instructed, nothing happens. However, if they try
> again with the same confirmation code, they will get a response back
> that the confirmation code is no loger valid. This appears to indicate
> that mailman is receiving the email and processing it, but not actually
> subscribing them to the list.

What is the subscribe_policy for the list (Privacy options... ->
Subscription rules)?  If 'Confirm and approve', are the subscriptions
waiting approval by a moderator?

What's in Mailman's vette and subscribe logs?

Does web confirmation work?

Anything in Mailman's error log?

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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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