L-Soft international, Inc.
Site Manager's Operations Manual
LISTSERV®, version 1.8c
April 8, 1997
The reference number of this document is 9704-UD-03.
LISTSERV list owners will be interested in the List Owner's Manual for LISTSERV 1.8c.
All of L-Soft's manuals for LISTSERV are available in ascii-text format via LISTSERV and in popular word-processing formats via ftp.lsoft.com. They are also available on the World Wide Web at the following URL:
L-Soft invites comment on its manuals. Please feel free to send your comments via e-mail to MANUALS@LSOFT.COM, and mention which manual you are commenting on.
"Hot fix" revisions to this and other L-Soft manuals are posted as they are made to the master document, on the announcement-only mailing list:
to LISTSERV@LIBRARY.UMMED.EDU .
Here are the files currently (13 December 1996) available:
LSVOWNER READY 'Your List is Ready' boilerplate LSVOWNER WELCOME 'Welcome to this list' boilerplate LSVOWNER TXT Generic List Owner Instructions LSVOWNER NEW-LIST New List Announcement boilerplate LSVOWNER GATEWAY USENET News Gateway boilerplate LSVOWNER HEADERS List header instructions LSVOWNER FIL-LIST FILELIST instructionsJim adds: "You can subscribe to the package by sending an AFD ADD LSVOWNER PACKAGE command. You will then receive a new version of the filelist as updates are received by the server, with only the updated files being sent to you. You can also subscribe to File Update Information notices for the package by sending a FUI ADD LSVOWNER PACKAGE command."
The basic document has never been updated and is very BITNET-oriented, but is still quite useful as a basic information source on running a list. To view LISTSERV TIPS on the World Wide Web, see Holly Stowe's LISTSERV FAQ.
You can also go directly to LISTSERV TIPS.
The following files are available from LISTSERV@AMERICAN.EDU (and also by anonymous ftp to american.edu (cd netnews)) relating to the NetNews gatewaying service there.
NETGATE POLICY Procedure for Establishing a GatewayYou can subscribe to the package by sending an AFD ADD NETGATE PACKAGE command. You will then receive a new version of the file as updates are received by the server, with only the updated files being sent to you. You can also subscribe to File Update Information notices for the package by sending a FUI ADD NETGATE PACKAGE command.
NETGATE GATELIST List of Gatewayed LISTSERV Lists
NETGATE MODLIST Similar to news.admin Post