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An (electronic) mailing list is a distributor of mails to a large group of subscribers, one possible type of a digital forum. It's often used by software developers and administrators for communication among themselves and by organizations and corporations for newsletters (in one direction only).

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How many bounces before removing a dead address to avoid recycled spam trap?

We are developing our own mailing tool and scan log and mail error to remove dead mails from our database. When an error 5xx is returned by mails servers, we remove the mail for a determined time ...
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How to check the existence of an email address in yahoo without sending [closed]

I did several methods to check whether an email address in yahoo is valid or not by using via perl module and also by postfix MTA probing method. In all these methods it tried to sending mails to ...
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Conditionally prepending a string to mail subject in Exim4

I have a custom solution for implementing mailing lists using only Exim4 and a SQL database. Basically, most of the hard work is done in a single router, which checks on various conditions, does ...
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Using postfix aliases as a simple mailing list without sending mail to sender

Context I have a handful of system users having each one a company email address, handled by postfix. Every week, we send a status email to keep everyone up to date with current developments. Until ...
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Undesired information in sent email headers [closed]

I have a script that uses the PHP mail() method to send mail to a number of users that have signed up to receive a mailing list from my site. Since migrating to the new Endurance platform, I noticed ...
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Bulk Mail - Anti spam measures

We are providing a bulk mail system for a couple of our CRM/B2B customers, But on one of our smaller runs we got back a number of spam related bounce backs. I have read that we would need to set up ...
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Majordomo: Duplicate mails due to being on more than one list

I have a debian server set-up with sendmail and majordomo to handle incoming mail for some mailing-lists. Some of the users are in multiple lists and receive a mail twice when the mail is sent to both ...
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How to add new listmaster in sympa?

I'm trying to add new listmaster to existing mailing list in sympa. I added the new email address to listmaster in robot.conf and restarted sympa. Now user with that email address can reset password ...
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Maillist with foreign SQL table as address source

I'm looking for a way to allow members of a society to contact all members by sending mails to one group address. At the moment this is done by using mailman but this is rather unconfortable because ...
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Listserv Editor role mail address

I am using Listserv 15.5 and I would like to use a mailing list address as editor mail address, however Listserv explicitely warns one from using a mailing list address: Important Note: The first ...
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Windows server distribution list or Exchange shared mailing list?

Do you think it is better a distribution list in active directory or a shared mailing list of exchange for company internal mail alias (one address to many recipients)? I can not unserstand pro and ...
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PHPMailer email goes to spam, Outlook email doesn't

I'm sending out emails using PHPMailer through an SMTP server that I control, and I have DKIM and SPF set up and working properly, however, when I send a test email to my gmail account it goes to the ...
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How to restrict mailman list subscriptions to certain domains?

Is there any way to restrict a mailman mailing list to only allowing subscriptions from one specific domain? I know how to ban specific email addresses or domains from subscribing, but is there a way ...
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'Bug in Mailman version 2.1.12'

I'm working on setting up a server running Plesk 10.4.4 Update #13 on Centos 6.2. I've configured Mailman and now I want to set up some mailing lists. I've created a list in the Plesk control panel, ...
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Mailman “from” spoofing

It seems mailman, by default, spoofs its outgoing message with the "from" address of the person who posted the message. The envelope mail-from is not spoofed, but rather the P2 FROM. Is this ...
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DNS MX configuration

Can anybody confirm this would work ? I have two MX-configured DNS records to handle smtp and pop. I'd like to implement a 'mailing list' server in another machine so: Would it do any harm the fact ...
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Which Mailing List Software? [closed]

I'm moving my mail infrastructure from mailup.com to an in house solution. I send roughly 65.000 emails a week and I'm aiming to double this within the next 6 months. I gave a look at PhpList and GNU ...
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SQL Server - Bulk E-mail using sp_send_dbmail - how many BCCs to be considered spam?

I use sp_send_dbmail to e-mail to groups of users. There can be hundreds of addresses at a time, all of which I am including as BCCs on one mail. Some users at certain domains do not receive the ...
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Directory-based mailing list solution

I'm looking for a mailing list solution that meets a few criteria: Default membership based on Active Directory or LDAP groups/filters/whatever Users included by default can choose to opt-out Users ...
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Linux-based mailing list manager that uses POP3/IMAP/SMTP for incoming messages

Okay, the CEO of the company had just asked me to set up a 'proper mailing' list. For reasons too long to describe here, we've been running with hMailServer on Windows Server 2003. Unfortunately the ...
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Apache James Mail Server and a newsletter?

I'm new to James Mail Server and I would appreciate it if some of you could help me on my task.. I'm required to build a newsletter system that could send mass mail (>=100,000 subscribers) to members ...
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Sendmail - preventing aliased users from receiving multiple copies of the same email

Is there any way to prevent a user from receiving multiple copies of the same email if an email is sent to both an alias for the user as well as the user themselves? For example, suppose bob.smith is ...
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Any forum software with tightly integrated listserv capabilities? [closed]

Any recommendations for some forum software that fully supports listserv-style email discussion list functionality? Specifically, a forum that users can access online in the typical fashion or choose ...
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Does Exchange 2010 lift the restriction that DL addresses must be in Active Directory?

We'd like to enable end-users to be able to create and maintain their own email distribution lists in Exchange 2010, where those lists may include users inside the company but also customers, ...
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Mailing List Solution

I have more than 1M users which i need to send newsletters to. I have tried PHPList but it has failed as it gets stalled after every 30K emails. I need a faster and more reliable solution.
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Procmail Mailing List (With Access Control)

This seems like it should be fairly easy to do, but I've run into a few problems. I've added a cron job to parse all users whose UID is greater than 500: ## This checks if the passwd file has been ...
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Working around Gmail mailing-list “feature.”

We're using Google Apps for our domain's e-mail via IMAP. Whenever mail is sent to a mailing list, copies of the original mail are not received in inboxes. According to Google, this is a "feature." ...
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Sendmail over SMTP is Throttling My PHP Script… How do I make it behave?

Here's the situation: I've got a Redhat Linux server with PHP 5.2 and standard sendmail that we're using to send email to a list of 10,000 email addresses. We have a fairly simple script that uses ...
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Bulk email validation

I have a list of one million email addresses of varying quality (the list has never been pruned) which needs to be cleaned. All addresses are syntactically correct, but many of the mailbox accounts ...
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where is ezmlm-idx attachment settings?

is there a way to disable attachments at all or maybe over certain size in ezmlm-idx?
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Mailman delivery troubles

I have apparently posted at the wrong place (superuser.com) for this question, so I'll just repost it here. Hope those of you who read both sites are not going to be offended. It's about mailing list ...
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Mailman delivery troubles

I'm not sure if this is a good place to ask this question. It's about mailing list management software called Mailman from GNU. Here are the details: Hosting provider: Vlexofree Domain: www.sysil.com ...
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Is there a community of mailing list software administrators and developers (MailMan, Majordomo, etc.)?

I wonder if there exists a community of developers and power administrators of mailing list software, such as Majordomo and MailMan. I happen to both be an administrator of some lists and an author of ...
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Postfix/Procmail mailing list software [closed]

I'm looking for suggestions on mailing list software to use on an existing server running Postfix/Procmail. Something relatively simple. requirements: 1 list, < 50 subscribers list members ...
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Exchange 2007 - relay mail for one address to another server

I'm putting in a list server to manage all the marketing mailshots that we send out. The solution I'm using (PHPList) has some nice functionality for handling bounces, but I need to get the bounces ...
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Alternatives to Mailman

I need to replace or rebuild our old mail list server. This isn't a high volume list server and we are hoping to replace it with a free or OSS solution. I've setup mailman before, but it is starting ...
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Mailman - Send out emails at different times depending on the timezone of the user?

We need to send out regular emails to people, and we're thinking about using a mailman list. However one requirement is that we want each user to get the email at a different time. We want them to get ...
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Is there a mailing list provider which allows me to include a sign-up form on my site?

What I want to do is present the user with a sign-up form, which contains checkboxes for some of our mailing lists (discussion, not newsletter). Is there a mailing list provide that has an API for ...
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Can I let mailman handle bounces and also capture them to a mailbox for viewing?

We're trying to debug mass bounces from ISPs such as Yahoo! and Comcast for one of mailing lists powered by mailman. Unfortunately, I've never found a setting that allows mailman to handle the ...
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Safe mailing list operation

I've been asked to create a mailing list system which will be used to send regular newsletter type emails to our customers. The software side is just about complete, so that needs no discussion. ...
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What's a good way to provide a searchable interface to Mailman mailing list archives?

If you have a collection of mailing list archives from Mailman (example here) is there a good way to make them searchable from a web-based interface?