[Mailman-Users] Moderator action requested for a new subscription?

Richard Damon Richard at Damon-Family.org
Sun Jun 4 14:58:08 EDT 2017

On 6/4/17 1:16 PM, Christian F Buser via Mailman-Users wrote:
> Hi
> For one of my (5) lists, I received today a request to approve a new subscriber.
> No problem, I thought - there might just be a setting which I have missed, because the list should work without such an approval. But: I did not see any difference to any of the other lists.
> All have the following options set on the first page of the list setup:
> "Send reminders" = No
> "Send welcome msg" = Yes
> "Send goodbye msg" = Yes
> "Admin immed notify" = Yes
> "Admin notify mchanges" = No
> "Respond to post requests" = Yes
> I can’t find any other setting which would require me to approve new members. But maybe there is one I missed?
> Mailman 2.1.23 on cPanel installation.
> Tahnk you for advice, Christian
See Privacy Options / Subscription Rules / subscribe_policy

Sounds like it is set to "Require Approval" or "Confirm and Approve" 
instead of "Confirm"

Richard Damon

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