Mailman: Create a Mailing List


How do I create a mailing list in Mailman (at


  1. Go to Create a List and sign in using your Duck ID credentials.
    • Alternatively, you can go to the Mailing Lists Portal and click on the Create A New List link.
  2. Complete the Create a New Mailing List form:
    • Name of list: Create a name for your list. This list name can be anything that is not currently being used by another list. The list name is not case-sensitive. Only letters, numbers, and the symbols dash and underscore may be used in the list name.
    • Initial list owner address: Type your email address as the initial list owner.
    • Initial list password: Create a list password. For security reasons, this password should differ from your other passwords. It should have a mixture of uppercase letters, lowercase letters, and numbers.
    • List Characteristics: It's a good idea to moderate new list members' posts; check the button next to Yes.
  3. Once you've filled out the form, click the Create List button.


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