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Re: [ADMIN] MASSIVE LIST CHANGES



On Wed, 7 May 2003, Nate Golnik wrote:

> Attention Users:
> 
> On Friday, May 9, at 2100 EDT(US), the list server will be taken offline for 
> an extended period of time for machine and software upgrades.  During this 
> time mail to the lists will be bounced with a message stating the server 
> is offline.  The outage is expected to take about 20 hours.  Of course once 
> we start with the migration we are not going to stop until it is done.

Instead of confusing people with bounce messages, and you will, and
instead annoying people which you will, why not change your final MTA
settings so it queues mail for the period of the outage without sending
messages?



> 
> Things that are changing that will be noticeable to end users:
> 1) The Web interface will be in a different location:
>    http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo
> 2) Since the site is integrated with www.redhat.com the pages have
>    been changed to match the look and feel of the website.
> 3) The archiving will be changed from the default Pipermail to MHonArc
> 
> Some of the larger lists will have ALL users purged and resubscribed.  This
> will change your list settings to the default settings.  This is due to some
> configuration problems our previous server had.  If this affects you, you 
> will receive a welcome message.
> 
> After the server is brought back on-line, we will kick off the process that 
> sends the monthly password so everyone will have their password for the
> lists they are subscribed to.
> 
> Thank you for your patience.
> 
> 
> 
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