Mailman, the GNU Mailing List Manager, is a program to manage mailing lists. It is released under the GNU General Public License.

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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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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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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?
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Migrating GNU Mailman server to new hardware

We have a GNU Mailman server running on some old hardware that is due to be retired soon. I have been trying to figure out where the list/archive data stored so I can just rsync it over to the new ...
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Can I configure mailman so that it won't break S/MIME digital signatures?

We're currently using Mailman as a mailing list manager. Mailman modifies the content of mail messages. The problem is that some of our users are sending digitally signed messages and the modification ...
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MailMan moderator subscribe via email

I am setting up a MailMan list server and I am trying to find a way for moderators to subscribe users through email. We are only using the MailMan website for the administrators and need the ...
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Nginx fastcgi split path info with mailman

i'm using mailman with nginx to get its web interface this my nginx config : location /cgi-bin/mailman { root /usr/lib/; fastcgi_split_path_info (/cgi-bin/mailman[^/]*)/(.*)$; ...
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Automatically reject any mailman mailing list posts that contain Russian?

I'm running a small mailman-based mailing list on a Linux server, and the only spam posts we seem to get are in russian. They are automatically moderated of course, since they're not subscribed to the ...
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How can I migrate mailman lists from one domain to another?

I have some internal mailman mailing lists on my intranet. The company domain name has changed. Can I automate the process of resigning 'user@old-domain.com' and assigning 'user@new-domain.com' ...
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Can Mailman log the IP address of each message sent?

It is possible to configure Mailman to log the IP address of the sender of each message? It appears the correct configuration directive (from Defaults.py) is SMTP_LOG_SUCCESS. It logs to ...
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Training a spam filter based on Mailman moderator's actions?

I'm planning a Mailman server, and looking for a good way to enable list moderators train a spam filter (likely to be either spamassassin or dspam). Has anyone come up with a good way to run training ...
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Using Mailman, how to unshunt message back into hold queue for moderation?

How can I get Mailman to reprocess messages in a queue directory? Or alternately, how can I transfer all the messages from a queue directory into the moderation hold queue for the relevant list(s)? ...
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Constant 403 errors when trying to access mailman listinfo and admin in nginx

I've set up nginx and mailman (among everything else) via this tutorial: http://www.howtoforge.com/perfect-server-ubuntu-12.04-lts-nginx-bind-dovecot-ispconfig-3-p4 I was able to successfully create ...
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Mailman sending messages as wrong domain

I've got mailman and exim on my server for our mailing lists. When you send a message to it ( testlist@bar.company.com ), the message sender is testlist@foo.company.com. This server is locally known ...
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SNT0-MC1-F20 Mailman issue

We are having issues with our maling list, we are using MailMan, a piece of log that i thought it might help in tracking the issue, Multiple lines like the following: (lost connection with ...
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Setting up ClamAV with Exim and Mailman on Debian Squeeze

I manage a Debian Squeeze server that uses Exim as the MTA and runs several mailing lists using Mailman. I'd like to set up ClamAV to block viruses that may get posted to a list. I'm having trouble ...
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Preventing a single list subscriber from unsubscribing from a mailman list

I run a technical mailman list with a lot of subscribers on it. One company, whose presence on the list is highly desirable, has many of its readers subscribed by an internal "exploder" list; that ...
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Disable Mailman Reminders

We run a mailserver on OSX server, and a few mailing lists. The password/subscription reminds USED to come out at 8AM (local), but in the past months it's moved to 5AM, a nuisance to all involved. It ...
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Mailman Log Files

I'm trying to find out who unsubscribed a specific email from a list in mailman. I've found where the user was removed in /var/log/mailman/subscribe..But it just says "deleted user@company.net web ...
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What could cause Mailman to drop messages after moderator approval?

I run a medium-sized Mailman system that recently developed a problem where any messages that pass through moderation disappear instead of being delivered to the mailing list. This is affecting every ...
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What are the steps to integrate a new mailman list?

I am using Mailman version 2.1.12 running on a Linux CentOS 6.3 final system, and there are already many successfully operational mailman lists in operation. sendmail is the transport. I have created ...
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Mailman bounce messages going to list

A number of users on a list had an issue with mail; Mailman messages were being rejected with a 550 error due to a problem with their server. For some reason, these bounce messages were then ...
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mailman not relaying email to external address

I have a setup of mailman with postfix on an ubuntu server 12.04. My problem is that mailing list emails are not forwarded to email addresses external to my institution. However the initial welcome ...
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Disable replies in mailman

is there a way in mailman to disable replies to newsletters ? I mean that any replies detected by mailman is discarded automatically.
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Mailman cannot relay e-mails to non-local domains

My e-mail server runs Debian with postfix, dovecot, amavis, mailman, with postfixadmin in a virtual domain setup. All works fine, except for mailman which is not able to relay e-mails to non-local ...
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How do I let specified non-subscribers post to a GNU Mailman mailing list?

How do I let a few specified non-subscriber email addresses post to an otherwise closed GNU Mailman mailing list?
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How to transfer config of one mailman list to another?

I want to transfer one mailman list from one server to another. I guess the old config is in the mailman\lists\LISTNAME\config.pck file, but i can't read it and I don't want to blind copy files around ...
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How can I forward a specific google apps mail account to a specific mail server?

I've recently migrated a non-profit to google apps but I'm trying to keep the existing mailman listserv running. The problem is that all mail sent to @mydomain is now sent to google apps, but I'd like ...
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Setting up a mail server using postfix, dovecot, mailman and ldap

I don't really have much experience with mail servers so forgive me if some of my terminology is off. First of all, here's what I'm trying to do: get user information using ldap (postfix?) ...
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Mailman: If a non-list member sends a mail, how to add his address as Cc?

I have a simple mailman setup which is configured to replace the Reply-To field with the mailing list address. This is to allow a simple 'Reply' to go to the list, as this is the main use case. Now ...
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mailman mailing list deleting emails before delivered to list in WHM/CPanel

I have a server running WHM/CPanel. I have a mailing list set up and it has been working fine. Today, I went to send a mail to the list (I am included as a recipient) but the mail never came through. ...
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Mailman ignore mm_cfg.py

I installed mailman on a debian server with apache on it. I followed instructions to configure the URL of the admin pannel of mailman. So I made the modifications I had to do in ...
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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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Stuck with unsatisfactory performance using PHPList & Amazon SES

I have a PHPList 2.11.7 development version, installed and running on AWS EC2, I made a micro instance, and uploaded an image that contains CentOS 5.8 32-bit version since supposedly PHPList isn't ...
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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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Mailman - possible reasons for email duplicates

If the options in the mailman admin interface are set to "try to avoid duplicates" and every members is also set to "no duplicates", what are possible reasons if one of the subscribers receives each ...
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mailman is forcing moderation of messages posted by members even with mod bit not set

My mailman server is holding all posted messages from users even though I've confirmed that they do not have the mod bit set. I've confirmed that the from email matches the subscribed member (the ...
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how to backup and restore mailman?

How can I backup and restore mailman list ? Our server was hacked, We plan to reload OS. We are having mailman list in server. I'm new to mailman, It's urgent to backup and restore mailman list. ...
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Mailman for lists with an external mail server for mailboxes

I learned how to setup Mailman with Postfix for a domain like "@lists.domain.com But for regular mailboxes for this domain, I'd like to use the free email hosting solution of the hosting company ...
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Changing list member's moderation flag on Mailman with command line

Is there a way to change the moderation flag of a member of a list from the command line, with Mailman?
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mailman recover list from file

can i recover users of a list from broken harddisk. i can see /var/lib/mailman/lists folder and files inside it. there are folders for each list and pck files inside them. also lots of db files are ...
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Mailman bounces go to me, do not unsubscribe user! (MacOS Server)

I run a large mailing list (30,000 users). Every month I get a whole slew of bounces in my mailbox from the "mailing list memberships reminder" that get sent out. I thought that these were supposed to ...
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Mailman + postfix(maildrop)

I am trying to setup mailman, Have got it running but when a user sends a mail to a mailing list. It doesn't deliver because since its passing this message to maildrop and which in turn trying to ...
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postfix, dovecot 2, mailman, dovecot-lda on same domain, config does not work anymore

this configuration used to work but after updating to Dovecot 2 (Ubuntu 12.04) mails to mailman get not delivered anymore: Instead of delivering to mailman, I get a bounce for non-existing user ...
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Mailman and exim: cannot send messages

I have a Debian installation with Mailman using exim as MTA. I can create mailing lists and receive emails from mailinglist server. But when i try to send an email to the ML address it is refused ...
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Can I get mailman's newlist script to run without needing sudo?

I'm writing a PHP application and I want to be able to add new lists to mailman running on my ubuntu server. For one reason or another, mailman's newlist script requires root privileges. Is there any ...
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MailMan error logging in Apache

I am working on a MailMan implementation using Fedora 12. I have it set up and running but I was looking at what happens if someone tries to brute force a password on the web GUI and found that ...
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Mailman default mailman@ list?

Does Mailman usually have a default mailman@yourdomain list? We recently set up a new instance of Mailman on our new server and it seems to have one by default, but all it gets is spam from other ...
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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 ...