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Mailing Lists - Privileges Settings

This article explains how to add a moderator to an email list via the Mailing List Service.

Privileges

Navigation: Select an email list from the left navigation bar. In the navigation bar, click Admin, then Edit List Config, then Privileges.

Who can view list information

This field indicates who can view information about the list.

  • For anyone - Use this mode if you want anyone to be able to view the list information.
  • Restricted to subscribers - Use this mode if you do not want non-subscribers to be able to view the list information.

Who can subscribe to the list

This field indicates who can subscribe to an email list, and under what circumstances.

  • Subscription request confirmed - Use this setting if you want anyone to be able to subscribe to an email list, and you want the subscriber to receive a confirmation email upon subscription to the list.
  • Need authentication (notification is sent to owners)- Use this setting if you want anyone to be able to subscribe to an email list, and you want the subscriber and the list owner to receive a confirmation email upon subscription to the list.
  • Requires authentication then owner approval - Use this setting when you want a list owner or moderator to approve each subscription request.
  • Subscribe is impossible - Use this setting if you don't want anyone to be able to subscribe to an email list.
  • For anyone without authentication - Use this setting if you want anyone to be able to subscribe to an email list, and the list owner does not receive notification.
  • Restricted to local domain users - Use this setting if you only want people on the local domain to be able to subscribe to an email list.
  • Local domain users or owner approval - Use this setting if you want people on the local domain to be able to subscribe to the email list. All other requests to subscribe must be approved by the list owner or moderator.
  • For anyone without authentication
  • Anyone, notification is sent to list owner - Use this setting if you want anyone to be able to subscribe to an email list, and you want the subscriber and the list owner to receive a confirmation email upon subscription to the list.
  • Anyone, no welcome message - Use this setting if you want anyone to be able to subscribe, and you do not want anyone to receive a welcome message upon subscription to the list.
  • Owner's approval - Use this setting if you want a list owner or moderator to approve all subscription requests.
  • Requires S/MIME signed - Use this setting if you only want people with S/MIME to be able to subscribe to an email list.
  • Requires S/MIME signed or owner approval - Use this setting if you only want people with S/MIME to be able to subscribe to an email list.All other requests to subscribe must be approved by the list owner or moderator.

Who can unsubscribe

This field indicates who can unsubscribe to an email list, and under what circumstances.

  • Need authentication - This setting functions the same as Open: anyone can unsubscribe, and the subscriber receives a confirmation email.
  • Authentication requested, notification sent to the owner - This setting functions the same as Open with mail confirmation, owner is notified: anyone can unsubscribe, and the subscriber and the list owner to receive a confirmation email confirming this.
  • Impossible - Use this setting if you don't want anyone to be able to unsubscribe.
  • Open - Use this setting if you want anyone to be able to unsubscribe, and you want the subscriber to receive a confirmation email.
  • Open with mail confirmation, owner is notified- Use this setting if you want anyone to be able to unsubscribe, and you want the subscriber and the list owner to receive a confirmation email confirming this.
  • Owner's approval - Use this setting if you want anyone to be able to unsubscribe, and you want the owner of the list to approve the removal.

Who can invite people

This field limits who can issue the INVITE command via email. You can interact with the Lists system by sending an email message to sympa@lists.uchicago.edu with the command in the Subject line or in the body of the message. The INVITE command invites the user to subscribe to the list.

  • Closed - Use this setting if you do not want anyone to be able to send an invitation to join the list.
  • Restricted to subscribers - Use this setting if you only want subscribers to the list to be able to send an invitation to join the list.
  • Invite perform by list owner do not need authentication - Use this setting if you want to invitee to be automatically approved when he/she is invited by the list owner.
  • Public - Use this setting if you want anyone to be able to send an invitation to join the list.

Who can review subscribers

This field indicates who can view the list's subscribers.

  • No one can review - Use this setting if you don't want anyone to be able to view the list's subscribers.
  • Only owner (and listmaster) - Use this setting if you only want the list owner to be able to view the list's subscribers.
  • Restricted to subscribers or local domain users- Use this setting if you want the list owners, moderators and subscribers, and people on the local network to be able to view the list's subscribers.
  • Listmaster only - Use this setting if you only want the listmaster to be able to view the list's subscribers.
  • Restricted to subscribers - Use this setting if you want the list owner, moderator and subscribers can view the list's subscribers.
  • Anyone can do it - Use this setting if you want anyone to be able to view the list's subscribers.

Shared documents

This field indicates who has view and edit access to the shared documents for an email list.

Who can view

This field indicates who can view the shared documents for the email list.

  • Restricted to subscribers - Use this setting if you only want subscribers, list owners, and moderators to be able to view the shared documents page for the email list.
  • Restricted to list owner - Use this setting if you only want list owners to be able to view the shared documents page for the email list.
  • Restricted to subscribers authenticated with user cert- Use this setting if you want list owners and subscribers that have authenticated user certification to be able to view the shared documents page for the email list.
  • Public documents - Use this setting if you want anyone to be able to view the shared documents page for the email list.

Who can edit

This field indicates who can edit the shared documents for the email list.

  • Restricted to list owners - Use this setting if you only want list owners to be able to upload, delete and create documents or folders on the shared documents page for the email list.
  • Moderated for subscribers - Use this setting if you want subscribers to be able to upload documents, after the documents are approved by the moderator. Subscribers cannot edit or delete documents created by the list owner. List owners still have full editing privileges, and non-subscribers cannot edit at all.
  • Restricted to subscribers - Use this setting if you want subscribers to be able to upload and create files without approval. Subscribers cannot edit or delete documents created by the list owner. List owners still have full editing privileges, and non-subscribers cannot edit at all.
  • Restricted to subscribers authenticated with user cert - Use this setting if you only want subscribers who provide a S/MIME certificate to be able to upload and create files without approval.
  • Public documents - Use this setting to allow anyone to upload documents to shared documents page for an email list. However, non-subscribers can only edit their own documents. Also, users must be logged into the Lists website to edit documents. If someone is not logged into the Lists website, he or she can only view documents.



Keywords:listhost mailing lists.uchicago.edu email privileges   Doc ID:16027
Owner:Paul B.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2010-12-05 18:00 CSTUpdated:2011-12-06 11:22 CST
Sites:University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Sandbox
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