Replace the Current Members of a Mailman List with New Members

If you do not have a text file with the current members of your list, see Create a Text File Containing the Members of a List, or you can request one by emailing postmaster@uwyo.edu.

Procedure

  1. Log into the list admin page at https://lists.uwyo.edu/mailman/admin/list-name (where list-name is the name of your list).

    Mailman List Administrator Authentication browser window

     
  2. Click on Membership Management in the first column, then click on Mass Removal.

    Mailman List Administrator Authentication browser window

     
  3. In the Mass Removal section:
     
    1. Turn off notices:
      Send unsubscription acknowledgement to the user? NO
      Send notifications to the list owner? NO

       
    2. Browse to the text file either provided to you or which you have used for a prior Mass Subscription on your computer and select it.

      Mailman List Administrator Authentication browser window

       
    3. Click Submit your changes. This will remove all the member addresses in the file from your list.

      Mailman List Administrator Authentication browser window

       
    4. If some members are not removed because they have been disabled, click on Membership Management in the first column, then click on Membership List. Click each box in front of these member's addresses in the first column under the heading "unsub."

      Mailman Membership List browser window

       
    5. Click Submit your changes.
       
  4. On the Membership Management page click on Mass Subscriptions.

    Mailman List Administrator Authentication browser window

     
  5. In the Mass Subscriptions section:
     
    1. Verify/set to the following:
      Subscribe these users now or invite them? Subscribe

       
    2. Turn off notices:
      Send welcome messages to new subscribees? NO
      Send notifications of new subscriptions to the list owner? NO

       
    3. Browse to your text file of new addresses on your computer and select it.

      Mailman List Administrator Authentication browser window

       
    4. Click Submit your changes.

      Mailman List Administrator Authentication browser window

       
    5. Save this text file of new addresses to use the next semester/year/etc. for the Mass Remove.
 
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Article ID: 7509
Created
Thu 7/9/15 10:17 AM
Modified
Wed 2/24/16 1:24 PM