List Parameters

If you are not already there, select List
Administration from the Administrative
Account Options. Then click on a list name to display the parameters
for the list. This page allows you set and modify the parameters for the
selected list-server mailing list. }}–> }}–>Using
this page, you can also add, modify, delete or search for }}–> }}–>user’s
e-mail addresses in your list.Note:
The list of addresses is automatically updated by the list server: when
a user subscribes to the list, their e-mail address is added; when a user
their e-mail address is deleted. List Files
Click the }}–>Help.txt}}–>button to view or edit the help text that is sent to anyone who requests help or sends an invalid command to the list.
Click the }}–>Subscrib.txt}}–> button to view or edit the confirmation text that will be sent to each person who submits a successful subscribe request to the list.List
Select the following security options which are located under List Options, then click Set List Options. Anyone can post. Allows anyone to post mail to the list. This is the default selection. Only Subscribers can post. Allows only subscribers to post mail to the list.Only Moderator can post. Allows only the list owner to post mail to the list. This option is used when you want the list owner to review all messages before they are posted to the list.
Optional List OptionsReply to List. Make replies (from subscribers)
go to the list, rather than the sender.Disable List Command. A user can obtain
a list of the users subscribed to a list by addressing a message to the
list server (for example, }}–>}}–>)
and issuing the list }}–>listname}}–>
command in the body of the message. Select this option if you do not want
users to receive a list of the subscribers to your list-server mailing
list. If the list is set to Only Subscribers
can post or Only Moderated can
post, subscribers can still send the Help or List command to obtain
a list of subscribers.Disable Subscriptions (Private
List). When
selected, a Subscribe request will be rejected. The List Administrator
must add new users manually (see Step 5).Enable
Digest Mode.Groups the messages sent to this list into a
digest, then sends the digest periodically. See Digest Options
for more information.Enable Posters List. Enables the e-mail
addresses that are listed in the poster’s list. For information on how
this setting interacts with the different types of lists, see Enable
Posters List.Enable Subject Modification. To }}–>prepend}}–>
a text string to the subject line of every message sent to the list. For
example, if you enter [Discussion List] as the }}–>prepended}}–>
text, a message with the subject, Parrot, will appear on the list server
with the subject line: Subject: re:[Discussion List] Parrot. The default
text is the name of this list.Enable Password. }}–> }}–>When
this option is selected, users attempting to post to the list must enter
a password in the “Subject” field. The password must be enclosed
in brackets and colons as shown in the following example: [:password:].
For information on how this setting interacts with the different
types of lists, see Enable
a Password for Lists.Enable Header. Displays a text message
at the beginning of every message sent to the list. Click }}–>Header.txt}}–>
to view or edit the text message.Enable Trailer. Displays a text message
at the beginning of every message sent to the list. Click }}–>Trailer.txt}}–>
to view or edit the text message.Allow }}–>Unsubscribe}}–>
based on subject line. When a user wants to }}–>unsubscribe}}–>
from the list-server mailing list, most list servers expect the }}–>Unsubscribe}}–>
command to be specified in the body of mail message. If you want the list-server
mailing list to also accept an }}–>Unsubscribe}}–>
command specified in the Subject line of the message, select this option.
When selected, the list-server mailing list will accept the following
commands in the Subject line to }}–>unsubscribe}}–>:
remove, }}–>signoff}}–>.Maximum message size. Enter the maximum
message size allowed, in bytes, of a message that can be sent to this
list. Enter 0 if you want the size to be unlimited.Number of Recipients per Message. You
must calculate this number; it determines the number of recipients each
}}–>SMTP}}–> process
will send to. If you expect under 2000 users subscribing to the list,
enter 25. If you expect over 2000 users subscribing to the list, divide
the expected number of subscribers by 25, and enter the result as the
Number of recipients per message.