On IU List, what commands are available via email?
To request a list of IU List commands, send an email message with a
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The IU List mailing-list manager automates list management functions such as
subscriptions, moderation, and archive management.
All commands may be sent to the electronic address email@example.com
You can put multiple commands in a message. These commands must appear in the
message body and each line must contain only one command.
Replace <list> with the name of your list, or <EMAIL> with an e-mail address.
The "<" and ">" are not needed.
Any command with options <list>|* indicates you may use either a list name OR
a * indicating all lists at this domain for the command.
Available commands are:
HELp * This help file
INFO <list> * Information about a list
LISts * Directory of lists managed on this node
REView <list> * Displays the subscribers to <list>
WHICH * Displays which lists you are subscribed to
SUBscribe <list> <name> * To subscribe or to confirm a subscription to
UNSubscribe <list> <EMAIL> * To quit <list>. <EMAIL> is an optional email
address, useful if different from your
UNSubscribe * <EMAIL> * To quit all lists.
SET <list>|* NOMAIL * To suspend the message reception for <list>
SET <list>|* DIGEST * Message reception in compilation mode
SET <list>|* DIGESTPLAIN * Message reception in compilation mode, sent as
a plain text email with all attachments
SET <list>|* SUMMARY * Receiving the message index only
SET <list>|* NOTICE * Receiving message subject only
SET <list>|* MAIL * <list> reception in normal mode
SET <list>|* CONCEAL * To become unlisted (hidden subscriber address)
SET <list>|* NOCONCEAL * Subscriber address visible via REView
INDex <list> * <list> archive file list
GET <list> <file> * To get <file> of <list> archive
LAST <list> * Used to receive the last message from <list>
INVITE <list> <email> * Invite <email> for subscription in <list>
CONFIRM <key> * Confirmation for sending a message (depending
on the list configuration)
QUIT * Indicates the end of the commands (to ignore a
The following commands are available only for lists owners or moderators:
ADD <list> user@host Full name * To add a user to a list
DEL <list> user@host * To delete a user from a list
STATS <list> * To consult the statistics for <list>
REMIND <list> * Send a reminder message to each subscriber.
DISTribute <list> <key> * Moderation: to validate a message
REJect <list> <key> * Moderation: to reject a message
MODINDEX <list> * Moderation: to view the list of messages to
HELP to the administrative address for your
see What is IU List, and how do I use it?). You will receive a reply similar to the
following, customized for your campus:
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Last modified on August 15, 2012.