> Your commands should not go through the list. Did you perhaps send them to
> the list adress (firstname.lastname@example.org) instead of majordomo
That is exactly what I was doing and I am so happy because now I am getting
some info from the program!
> Try mylist.admin as password (replacing mylist with the real name of your
> list). Maybe that's the initial password.
That did not work but now that I know "where" to email I will try to make a
new list via email... I have a list established and when I sent for the
config from that list it says the list is not there... ??????? I've got 20
testers on that list and I know it's there...
I guess I need to ask if this interface is a program
> > called majorcool... My host is on a cobolt server if that helps...
> If you are using MajorCool you will see that. MajorCool does not hide its
Then it's not MajorCool...
> > I'd also like to have it so that specific words are in the
> > subject line (for
> > instance, for this list I'd have [majordomo] )... Is that possible? I
> > don't see a reference to doing that (though, there's so much to
> > read that I
> > may have missed that piece of information...
> Have a look at subject_prefix in the config file of your list.
I'll do that once I can get the config!
> > Also, how do I make it so that bounced emails don't just
> > disappear? I made
> > a test email account and sent it a ton of emails with attachments
> > so that I
> > knew it would bounce and then added it to the mailing list... No
> > messages come through the mailing list (yeah!) but they just seem to
> > disappear... I'll never know if someone is bouncing and needs to
> > be removed
> > from the list...
> Bounced mail should go to the address given at the moderator statement in
> the config file or to the list-approval address if that statement is not
> set. If it is not going to you, you are probably not the moderator of the
> list. Try to mail to email@example.com and check if your message
> coming back to you.
Thank-you Georg, you have been exceedingly helpful!
And thank-you to abujamal who emailed me personally with very detailed
SIGH, I wish I had gone here first but I was afraid to...