[Mailman-Users] acceptable_aliases does not seem to work (or more likely I don't understand) V2.1.23

stinga stinga at wolf-rock.com
Sat Feb 1 22:07:13 EST 2020

On 02/02/2020 03:19, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> On 2/1/20 1:58 AM, stinga wrote:
>> On 01/02/2020 02:26, Mark Sapiro wrote:
>>> You can make use of the fact that mailman considers a post to be 
>>> from a member if any of the From:, Reply-To: Sender: or envelope 
>>> sender addresses is a list member. Posts from google groups 
>>> generally have no Sender: header, and the envelope sender is 
>>> something like 
>>> 'info+bncbcn2p7unuujrbfxhspsakgqe7gew6fa at googlegroups.com' where the 
>>> 'bncbcn2p7unuujrbfxhspsakgqe7gew6fa' may not be constant. However, 
>>> messages from Google Groups have a
>>> Reply-To: groupname at googlegroups.com
>> I don't have googlegroup in the email anywhere.
>> And the Reply-To: is the original sender in my example: 
>> another at domain.com
> In order to enable that Reply-To: you need to go to your group 
> Settings -> Email options and set Post replies to "To the entire 
> group". There are other options "To the owners of the group" and "To 
> the managers of the group" which probably also generate fixed 
> Reply-To: headers.
> If you don't want to use one of those to create a fixed Reply-To: 
> address that you can add to your list as a member with no mail, you'll 
> have to live with the messages being held.
Many thanks, I had discovered that and was waiting for a message to 
arrive to test!
I note that the email received from the email list was cc: to the 
original sender, but I am not sure if that is real or just a way to get 
the sender in the email header somewhere.

Tanks again, I believe the change to google group settings is the answer.


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