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E-list Settings Overview

This article applies to: E-lists (Lyris)

To support the various uses of lists, list settings can be altered to meet many of your needs. Here are some of the most common settings available to list administrators. 

Joining an E-list (with similar options for leaving an e-list)

  • Anyone can join
  • Anyone can ask to join, but an administrator must approve
  • Only the administrators can add members

Posting Messages

  • Anyone can post to the e-list
  • Anyone can submit a post but it must be approved before it will be sent to the e-list
  • Only subscribers (and administrators) can post to the e-list
  • Only administrators can post to the e-list

Review of Messages

  • Submitted messages are posted immediately to the e-list
  • Messages are reviewed by administrators, who can approve or reject the message

Default "Reply-To" Address

  • Replies to posts are directed to the e-list
  • Replies to posts are directed to the person who submitted the message being replied to
  • Replies to posts are directed to another address specified by the e-list's administrators


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