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Mailing List Commands

There are two methods of sending commands to the MAILMAN Mailing Lists.

The Web interface, MAILMAN List Manager, is available at:

The Electronic Mail interface, allows users to send commands to the MAILMAN Mailing Lists.

Send commands in the body OR the subject of an email message addressed to:

If there is a signature file attached to your email, it must be deleted. There should be nothing in the email except the Mailman command below.

Everything appearing in [ ] below is optional; everything appearing in < > is mandatory; all arguments are case insensitive. Do not include the "<>"s or "[ ]"s when you use the commands.

To obtain MAILMAN commands.
Obtain a list of lists maintained by this mail server.
Subscribe to a list.
Remove your name from a list.
unsubscribed <password>
Find out who's subscribed to a list.
To get information about a list.
To obtain a listing of local mailing lists to which you have subscribed.

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