[Ilugc] [Admin] Unsubscribing bounced users
- From: prabhu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Prabhu Ramachandran)
- Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2004 09:48:24 +0530
"SRS" == Suresh Ramasubramanian <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
SRS> Prabhu Ramachandran wrote:
>> Every day I receive several bounces from subscribers of ilugc
>> whose mailboxes have become full or have some problem or
>> another. I currently have a ruthless policy. I wait for a
>> while and if I receive more than 25 bounces from a particular
>> subscriber, I unsubscribe the
SRS> You can configure mailman to do VERP (variable return paths)
SRS> so that this unsubscribing is automated for you.
We are still using Mailman2.0. I know, 2.1 is a lot better but I
haven't had the time to do much about the upgrade and would rather not
do it now. VERP apparently also has the problem of increasing the
load on the server.
SRS> It will save you the headache of parsing through a lot of
I have a procmail recipe and a script which avoids much of the
headache for now.
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