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This is email command help for version 2.0.1 of the "Mailman" list
manager. The following describes commands you can send to get
information about and control your subscription to Mailman lists at
this site. A command can be in the subject line or in the body of the
Note that much of the following can also be accomplished via the World
Wide Web, at:
In particular, you can use the Web site to have your password sent to
your delivery address.
List specific commands (subscribe, who, etc) should be sent to the
*-request address for the particular list, e.g. for the 'mailman'
list, use 'mailman-request@...'.
descriptions - words in "<>"s signify REQUIRED items and
words in "" denote OPTIONAL items. Do not include the "<>"s or
""s when you use the commands.
The following commands are valid:
subscribe [password] [digest-option] [address=<address>]
Subscribe to the mailing list. Your password must be given to
unsubscribe or change your options. When you subscribe to the
list, you'll be reminded of your password periodically.
'digest-option' may be either: 'nodigest' or 'digest' (no
quotes!) If you wish to subscribe an address other than the
address you send this request from, you may specify
"address=<email address>" (no brackets around the email
address, no quotes!)
unsubscribe <password> [address]
Unsubscribe from the mailing list. Your password must match
the one you gave when you subscribed. If you are trying to
unsubscribe from a different address than the one you
subscribed from, you may specify it in the 'address' field.
See everyone who is on this mailing list.
View the introductory information for this list.
See what mailing lists are run by this Mailman server.
set <option> <on|off> <password>
Turn on or off list options. Valid options are:
Turn this on to receive acknowledgement mail when you send
mail to the list.
Receive mail from the list bundled together instead of one
post at a time.
Get plain-text, not MIME-compliant, digests (only if
digest is set)
Stop delivering mail. Useful if you plan on taking a
Turn this on to NOT receive posts you send to the list.
Does not work if digest is set.
Conceals your address when people look at who is on this
Show the current values of your list options.
password <oldpassword> <newpassword>
Change your list password.
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Stop processing commands (good to do if your mailer
automatically adds a signature file - it'll save you from a lot
Commands should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions and concerns for the attention of a person should be sent to