Learn About Mailman Lists (GNU Mailman)

Overview

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Pitt Information Technology provides a software program called Mailman to manage electronic mailing lists. A mailing list is a list of addresses to which the same information is being sent. Two popular types of mailing lists are announcements and discussions. Announcement lists enable one person or group to send announcements to an assigned group. Discussion lists allow a group to discuss topics amongst themselves.

Departments can also create Exchange groups that can be used for mailing lists. Only individuals with a University Computing Account can be members of an Exchange group.

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Join a List

To join a mailing list, you will need to subscribe to it. You can browse a list of all public University mailing lists by opening a web browser to https://list.pitt.edu. Click on a list name and then fill out the subscription section to join.

Create a List

To create a mailing list, contact the Technology Help Desk at 412-624-HELP (4357) or submit a request online.

 

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Article ID: 274
Created
Mon 8/7/23 9:54 AM
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Tue 2/13/24 1:43 PM

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