To use a command on the mailing list ‘email@example.com’, send a
message to ‘firstname.lastname@example.org’. For commands affecting an
address database, you can add ‘-target=targethost.dom’ after
‘command’ to apply the command to ‘email@example.com’
instead of to the address your sending from. This works for all
commands related to subscriber databases, -faq(*),
-help, and -info(*). It does not work for archive
retrieval commands. For the archive access commands, you may instead
add arguments consisting of a message number or range of message
numbers after the command
Features that require ezmlm-idx are marked “(*)”.
Send a list of frequently asked questions and answers specific for
Get a message or range of messages from the archive. Without argument
it returns the messages since the latest digest. To retrieve a range
of messages, use ‘list-get.123_234@host’(*). At most 100
messages are returned. Without ezmlm-idx, individual messages can
still be retrieved by sending mail to ‘list-get.123@host’.
Returns general command help for the list.
Returns a subject/author index for the messages. Without arguments,
the entries for at least the latest 100 messages is returned. At most
2000 entries are returned per request.
Return information about this list.
Tells you if your address (or the target address) is a subscriber or
not. It's always returned to the address in question, so it cannot be
used to determine the subscriber status of others. You can also use
‘list-query-user=userhost@listhost’, where ‘list@listhost’
is the address of the list and ‘user@userhost’ is the address
that should be tested. The reply is sent to that address, so you can't
use this to test the subscriber status of addresses that you do not
Add the target (your) address to the subscriber list. The address
will receive a confirmation request.
Return the thread containing the message number given as the argument.
The argument is required.
Remove the target (your) address from the subscriber list. The
address will receive a confirmation request. You can also use
‘list@listhost’ is the address of the list and
‘user@userhost’ is the address that should be removed from the