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Subscriber's Corner

Subscriber's Corner is a useful tool for managing your subscriptions, especially when you are subscribed to many groups. On this page, you can see all the lists you are subscribed to or all the public lists on the server. The list table can display selected subscription settings for each list.

From this page you can:

  • Subscribe to one or more lists.
  • Unsubscribe from one or more lists.
  • Change your subscription settings for one or more lists.

To access subscribers corner, go to and click on 'Subscribers Corner' in the quick links box.


  • Select the "Show All Lists" option (please note this will only show public lists) and click the 'Search' button.
  • If you want to search for a particular list type into the 'Show Lists' box and click on the 'Search' button.
  • Check the boxes next to the lists to which you want to subscribe.
  • At the bottom of the List Names column, select the "Subscribe"
  • Press the "Submit" button.

Subscribers Corner


  • Check the box next to each list you want to leave.
  • At the bottom of the "List Names" column, select the 'Unsubscribe' option.
  • Press the "Submit" button.

Change subscription settings

  • Click on the 'My settings' tab.
  • Check the box(es) next to the list(s) for which you wish to change the settings.
  • Press the "Submit" button to refresh the list table; now there is a column for each
  • At the bottom of each setting column that you want to change, select the setting to which you want to set these lists.
  • Press the "Submit" button.

Alternatively, you can also view and change your subscription options for individual lists by clicking on the list name.

Here is a list of basic settings you can change:

Mail Style: Check this box to report on whether subscriptions are set to receive individual postings ("Regular"), or digest or index versions of the list.

Mail Status: Check this box to report on whether subscriptions are set to receive postings ("Mail") or not ("No Mail") from the list.

Restrictions: Check this box to report on what, if any, posting restrictions are in effect for the subscriptions.

  • Post - Normal posting privileges according to the list's configuration.
  • No Post - The subscriber is not allowed to post to the list.
  • Editor: Posts bypass moderation on a list that is configured for moderation as policy.
  • Review: All posts are sent to a moderator for approval before being permitted on the list.

Subscription Date: Check this box to report the date on which each subscription was registered.

NOTE: If this is blank, the subscription was registered before the LISTSERV server was upgraded to version 1.8c (which was released in 1997).