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Mailman

Mailman: Getting Started for Mailing List Administrators

Overview

This help sheet explains how to configure your Mailman mailing list.  Mailman is software used to manage electronic mail discussion and e-newsletter lists.  Mailman uses a Web interface that allows you to easily configure your mailing list and select your mailing list preferences. 

Mailman: Glossary of Common Terms

Overview

This help sheet provides brief definitions of common terms associated with Mailman mailing lists.

Terms and Definitions

Administrator Authentication page — This is the page that list administrators use to log in to Mailman.  The address is http://list.pitt.edu/mailman/admin/listname, where listname is the name of the administrator’s mailing list.

Mailman: Advanced Preferences for List Administrators

Introduction to Mailman

This document describes the advanced preferences and options that are available to list administrators in Mailman.  Before using this document, you are encouraged to review the help sheet titled Getting Started with Mailman for List Administrators, which covers the basic preferences that will be used by most list administrators.

Mailman


Overview

Computing Services and Systems Development provides a software program called Mailman to manage electronic mailing lists. A mailing list is a list of addresses to which the same information is being sent. Two popular types of mailing lists are announcements and discussions. Announcement lists enable one person or group to send announcements to an assigned group, whereas discussion lists allow a group to discuss topics amongst themselves.