At 10:41 AM -0700 7/22/97, Kitty Smith wrote:
>A list owner on my system is occasionally getting bounced messages when
>she tries to post to her own list. Most of the time she is successful,
>but from time to time her message is bounced with the following subject
> Subject: BOUNCE firstname.lastname@example.org: Admin request
>I have been looking everywhere for documentation on this type of bounce
>(ie: Admin request) and have been unsuccessful. Can someone give me a
>clue as to what this message means.
An "admin request" bounce means that majordomo thinks that the message is a
control (subscribe, unsubscribe, who...) message. It checks the first
couple of lines of a message to try to stop these annoying posts to the
If she is the own she can put an Approve: <password> line which will stop
the bouncing for here.