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UMIACS has 2 types of mailing lists, simple ones in LDAP and mailman mailing lists.
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UMIACS has 2 types of mailing lists, simple ones in LDAP (also known as mailaliases) and Mailman mailing lists. Please contact the [[HelpDesk]] if you would like either of these types of mailing lists created.
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===Mailaliases===
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These are simple [[Email]] redirects that allow for <listnamehere>@umiacs.umd.edu to be forwarded to a set list of email addresses. This is ideal for situations where you have a set number of addresses in mind (i.e. no membership changes) and do not need to do any other moderation on the list.
  
 
===Mailman===
 
===Mailman===
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These are more complicated lists that have a robust set of administrative tools:
 
* [[MailmanListAdmin|Mailman List Administrators Guide]]
 
* [[MailmanListAdmin|Mailman List Administrators Guide]]
 
* [[MailmanFAQ|Mailman FAQ]]
 
* [[MailmanFAQ|Mailman FAQ]]

Revision as of 14:48, 19 September 2017

UMIACS has 2 types of mailing lists, simple ones in LDAP (also known as mailaliases) and Mailman mailing lists. Please contact the HelpDesk if you would like either of these types of mailing lists created.

Mailaliases

These are simple Email redirects that allow for <listnamehere>@umiacs.umd.edu to be forwarded to a set list of email addresses. This is ideal for situations where you have a set number of addresses in mind (i.e. no membership changes) and do not need to do any other moderation on the list.

Mailman

These are more complicated lists that have a robust set of administrative tools: