[Mailman-Users] Unsubscribing not made easy?

mailman-admin mailman-admin at uni-konstanz.de
Fri Dec 7 09:35:19 EST 2018


Am 07.12.18 um 14:06 schrieb Christian F Buser via Mailman-Users:
> I have a Mailman 2.1.27 installation on cPanel 76.0.7. 
> Today a subscriber of a list sent an empty email trying to unsubscribe. He addressed the message to the list address <listname at domain.com>, with the subject "unsubscribe", and else nothing. But instead of his unsubsciption being processed, Mailman sent a message to the kist owners telling us to approve or reject the message. 
> As a reason it was mentioned "message might contain mailman commands". 
> Of course, at the end of each list message a footer is added mentioning the <listname-requests at domain.com> address - but isn't it a standard alternative procedure to unsubscibe using the command in the subject field of an else empty message? 


> Is there anything I could do with the list configuration to correct the behaviour? 

No, as the behaviour is correct.
Your list owners could manually remove the user as requested.

Kind regards,
Christian Mack

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