Majordomo Reference Handout

Computer Science House Implementation

Commands

All commands are sent in the body of the message to the majordomo address. A message may contain multiple commands (one per line). Command processing stops at the end of the message body or if an end command is encountered.

lists
Returns a list of the publicly-available mailing lists on the system. Each line of the output will contain the name of the mailing list along with a brief description of the list.
lists
subscribe
Subscribes you to a requested mailing list.
subscribe listname
subscribe listname address@example.com
unsubscribe
Unsubscribes (i.e. removes) you from the requested mailing list.
unsubscribe listname
unsubscribe listname address@example.com
which
Returns a list of the mailings lists to which you are subscribed.
which
who
Returns a list of addresses subscribed to the given list.
who listname
help
Returns a detailed help message describing majordomo usage.
help

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