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How do I change who can send mail to my list?

Changes of posting privileges are made by updating the list's headers under Manage Lists/Edit List Configuration rather than via listserv commands.

The headers affecting who can post are:

Send= perhaps in combination with Owner= and/or Editor= headers.

Common settings are:

Send= Owner
only the owner(s) can post
Send= Private
only subscribers can post
Send= Public
anyone can post (watch out for spam with this one!Highly NOT recommended)
A useful header combination is Send= Editor,Hold
* Editor= userid@node,(LISTNAME)
These setting allow subscribers to LISTNAME to post without impediment, but direct any postings from non-subscribers to the list editor (userid@node) for approval.

See the FAQ "How do I change the header settings of my list?" for more information on updating list headers.