What commands are available to me through email rather than the web interface?

You can get a list of them at any time by sending email to ecartis@freelists.org with “commands” in the Subject. Note that many of the commands are only available to list administrators. The list of commands is currently:

tempban (ADMIN)

        Syntax: tempban <user> [<duration>] (admin only)
        Temporarily ban a user for a specified duration

vacation

        Syntax: vacation [<list>] [<duration>]
            or: vacation <user> [<duration>] (admin only)
        Set user on vacation for specified duration

setaddy

        Syntax: setaddy <address>
        Reset address to same user on a sub-domain

leave

        Syntax: leave [<list>] [<user>]
            or: leave <user> (admin only)
        Alias for unsubscribe.

join

        Syntax: join [<list>] [<user>]
            or: join <user> (admin only)
        Alias for subscribe

add

        Syntax: add [<list>] [<user>]
            or: add <user> (admin only)
        Alias for subscribe

remove

        Syntax: remove [<list>] [<user>]
            or: remove <user> (admin only)
        Alias for unsubscribe.

signoff

        Syntax: signoff [<list>] [<user>]
            or: signoff <user> (admin only)
        Alias for unsubscribe.

del

        Syntax: del [<list>] [<user>]
            or: del <user> (admin only)
        Alias for unsubscribe.

submodes

        Syntax: submodes [<list>]
        Show the admin specified subscription modes.

submode

        Syntax: submode <mode> [<list>] [<user>]
            or: submode <mode> <user> (admin only)
        Subscribe to a list in an admin specified mode

subscription

        Syntax: subscription [<list>] [<user>]
            or: subscription <user> (admin only)
        Alias for subscribe

subscribe

        Syntax: subscribe [<list>] [<user>]
            or: subscribe <user> (admin only)
        Subscribe to a list

unsubscribe

        Syntax: unsubscribe [<list>] [<user>]
            or: unsubscribe <user> (admin only)
        Unsubscribe from a list

appunsub

        Syntax: appunsub <list> <address> <cookie>
        Confirm unsubscription from list

appsub

        Syntax: appsub <list> <address> <cookie>
        Confirm subscription to list.

set

        Syntax: set [<list>] <flag>
        Sets a user variable.

unset

        Syntax: unset [<list>] <flag>
        Unsets a user variable.

        Syntax: -- 
        RFC-defined message/signature divider, ends processing of
        commands.

end

        Syntax: end
        Ends processing of list server commands

info

        Syntax: info [<list>]
            or: info (admin only)
        Retrieves the info for a list.

faq

        Syntax: faq [<list>]
            or: faq (admin only)
        Retrieves the FAQ for a list.  Members only.

setrole (ADMIN)

        Syntax: setrole <address> <position> (admin only)
        Sets the position of a user for user tracking in 'review'

setname (ADMIN)

        Syntax: setname <address> <name> (admin only)
        Sets the name for a user for user tracking in 'review'

which

        Syntax: which
        Display lists to which you are subscribed

who

        Syntax: who [<list>]
        Display membership for a list

help

        Syntax: help
        Send user the helpfile

lists

        Syntax: lists
        Send list of mailing lists available on this site.

commands

        Syntax: commands
        Send list of available commands, providing a 'cheat sheet'
        for users.  This takes into account any local plugins.

flags

        Syntax: flags
        Send list of available flags, providing a 'cheat sheet' for
        users.  This takes into account any local plugins.

files

        Syntax: files
        Send list of installed list config files.   Modules are not
        required to register a file in order to use it, so hidden
        config files might be present.

modules

        Syntax: modules
        Send list of installed plugins.  Plugins are not required
        to list themselves in this registry, so hidden plugins may
        be present.

review

        Syntax: review [<list>]
        Displays current list statistics.

stats

        Syntax: stats [<list>]
            or: stats [<address>] (admin only)
        Displays current account configuration and statistics.

admin2 (ADMIN)

        Syntax: admin2 <list> (admin only)
        Request administrator mode and fill out wrapper.

admin (ADMIN)

        Syntax: admin <list> (admin only)
        Request administrator mode.

adminvfy (ADMIN)

        Syntax: adminvfy <list> <cookie> (admin only)
        Begin administrator mode.

become (ADMIN)

        Syntax: become [<address>] (admin only)
        Becomes another user, or cancels a become.

setfor (ADMIN)

        Syntax: setfor <address> <flag> (admin only)
        Changes settings for another user.

unsetfor (ADMIN)

        Syntax: unsetfor <address> <flag> (admin only)
        Changes settings for another user.

getconf (ADMIN)

        Syntax: getconf <file> (admin only)
        Requests an admin configuration file.

putconf (ADMIN)

        Syntax: putconf <list> <cookie> (admin only)
        Replaces an admin configuration file.

adminend (ADMIN)

        Syntax: adminend (admin only)
        Marks end of admin mode.

authpwd

        Syntax: authpwd <cookie>
        Authenticate a password change

password

        Syntax: password <password>
        Authenticates a user with the given password.

setpassword

        Syntax: setpassword <newpassword>
        Allows a user to set or change their password.

predigest

        Syntax: predigest [<list>]
        Retrieves the current digest issue in whatever state it is
        currently in.

get

        Syntax: get [<list>] <file>
        Retrieve a specific file.

index

        Syntax: index [<list>]
        List available files.
 
faq/what_commands.txt · Last modified: 2005/05/21 14:49 (external edit)
 
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