Lyris User's Guide
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Delivery Reports
Table of Contents
Introduction
Lyris Email Commands
Web Interface for Users
Server Administrator
Site Administrator
Overview of Site Administrator
Site Admin Menu
Site Info
Topics
Mailing Lists
Mailing Lists First Page
Basic Information
World-Wide-Web Urls
Headers and Footers
Security for Subscribers
Security of List Information
Confirmations
Posting Privileges and Moderation
Documents
Limits
Email Headers
Archives
Error Mail Handling
Informational
Programming Extensions at the List Level
Miscellaneous List Config Settings
Available as a Newsgroup
Delivery Reports
Limits (changeable only by site admin)
Site Documents
Site Action Phrases
Auto-Responder
Site People
Site Admin Log
List Administrator
Other Topics
Add-On Packages
Installing and Upgrading
Appendix
Frequently Asked Questions

Delivery Reports

Lyris can send the list administrators of a mailing list regular progress reports on how each mailing is doing. The Delivery Report indicates when the message was attempted, how many members received it, and when the next retry is scheduled (for the remaining member)

You have the option of also receiving a detailed SMTP report addendum to the delivery report, where every member who could not be sent to is detailed, and the reason for each inability to send the message is given. This SMTP report addendum is about 10 lines of text for each member, and so for large lists can be extremely long.

You have the option of setting Delivery Reports to go out at these intervals:

1) after the first delivery attempt of each message

2) after the last delivery attempt of each message

3) after the first and last attempt of each message

4) after each delivery attempt of each message

The delivery reports go to all the members of a list who are set to "receive admin mail".

Here is an example of a delivery report:

    Mon, 07 Sep 1998 20:09:17
    - List posting had incoming mail ID: 20

    Mon, 07 Sep 1998 20:09:21
    - Preparing to send to 1 recipients.

    Mon, 07 Sep 1998 20:09:26
    - Successfully sent to 1 out of 1 recipients (100%) in 5 seconds

    Mon, 07 Sep 1998 20:09:26
    - Done

Other pages which link to this page:
  • Outgoing Mail Information
  • Miscellaneous List Config Settings
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  • New in 3.0 beta 5 (v2.548)
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