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Unicode (UTF-8) Support, Phase 1
Section 1 DBMS and Mail-Merge Support
1.1 Overview
1.1.1 DBMS support
1.1.2 Why require Oracle 8 or higher?
1.1.3 Mail-Merge
1.2 Pre-Installation Tasks
1.2.1 Selecting a Suitable DBMS Product
1.3 Installation
1.3.1 Windows
1.3.2 OpenVMS Alpha
1.3.3 Unix
1.3.4 Verification
1.4 Post-Installation Tasks
1.4.1 Mail-Merge
1.4.2 ODBC Interface ODBC Error "Data Source Name Not Found and No Default Driver Specified" Under Windows x64
1.4.3 OCI Interface
1.4.4 CLI Interface
1.4.5 unixODBC (UODBC) Interface
1.4.6 Connecting to multiple simultaneous database sources
1.4.7 Generic DBMS Post-Installation Tasks
1.4.8 Performance Options
1.5 Creating DBMS Lists
1.5.1 Configuring a List to Use the DBMS
1.5.2 Importing Subscribers into a DBMS List
1.5.3 ADD IMPORT Benchmark
1.5.4 Updating DBMS Lists from an External Application
1.5.5 Format of the OPTIONS Column
1.5.6 Sample OPTIONS Column Settings
1.5.7 Preserving Options When Migrating from Non-DBMS to DBMS Lists
1.6 Using the Mail-Merge Functions
1.6.1 Using the Web Interface
1.6.2 Sending DISTRIBUTE Jobs to LISTSERV DISTRIBUTE Job with DBMS Back-End DISTRIBUTE Job with Existing LISTSERV List DISTRIBUTE Job with External Mail-Merge Data Automatic Bounce Processing Using DBMS or List-Based Jobs without Mail-Merge
1.6.3 Using Substitutions Using Command Tickets Performance Considerations with Command Tickets New Substitutions Available
1.6.4 Using Conditional Blocks Using &*INDEX to select random samples Using the PARTS option
1.7 LISTSERV LDAP and Dynamic Query List (DQL) support
1.8 Installing and configuring unixODBC with LISTSERV and MySQL
1.8.1 MySQL DBMS
1.8.2 MyODBC Driver
1.8.3 unixODBC
1.8.4 Creating a unixODBC System DSN for LISTSERV
1.8.5 Creating a MySQL User and Database/Schema for LISTSERV
1.8.6 Configure LISTSERV Support for unixODBC
1.8.7 Connecting to External MySQL Databases
1.8.8 References
Section 2 Commands-Job Feature and CJLI Interpreter
2.1 The JOB Entity
2.2 Control Cards – General Syntax Rules
2.3 The JOB Control Card
2.4 The EOJ Control Card
2.5 The DD Control Card
2.6 The //*MSG Control Card
2.7 Special Considerations
Section 3 Delayed Mailing List Posting
Section 4 List Exits
4.1 What is a List Exit?
4.2 List Exit Points
4.2.1 ADD/SUBSCRIBE Exit Points
4.2.3 Other Exit Points
4.2.4 General Remarks
4.3 Local Command Definition (non-VM)
4.4.1 Formal documentation
4.4.2 Practical Application Step-by-Step Instructions
4.5 A Practical Example: HAPPY99
Section 5 SMTPL-Level Spam Control for Windows
5.1 Enabling
5.2 Configuring LISTSERV to Use SpamAssasin
Section 6 Feedback Loop Auto-Processing
6.1 Configuring the SPAM_FEEDBACK_PROBE Variable
6.2 Configuring the SPAM_FEEDBACK_ACTION Configuration Variable
6.3 Configuring the SPAM_FEEDBACK_EXCLUDE Variables
6.4 Testing
6.5 Challenges and Advice
6.6 Future Direction
6.7 Known Issues and Restrictions
Section 7 LISTSERV and LDAP
7.1 Configuring LDAP in LISTSERV
7.2 Using LDAP for Mail-Merge
7.3 Using LDAP for Authentication
7.3.1 The LDAP Authentication Process
7.3.2 A Note on the “Require SSL” Option
7.3.3 Using the Optional LDAP_BW_Bind Configuration Variable
7.4 Using LDAP Over SSL for the Solaris Operating System
7.4.1 SCENARIO 1: Using the Solaris 8 LISTSERV Kit on any Version of Solaris
7.4.2 SCENARIO 2: Solaris 8 with the Solaris 10 LISTSERV kit
7.4.3 SCENARIO 3: Solaris 9 with the Solaris 10 LISTSERV kit
7.4.4 SCENARIO 4: Solaris 10 with the Solaris 10 LISTERV kit
7.4.5 Generic Solaris Instructions
7.4.6 Instructions for OpenLDAP
7.5 Dynamic Queries
7.6 Known issues and restrictions
Section 8 Dynamic Queries
8.1 Dynamic Query Concepts
8.2 Defining Dynamic Queries
8.3 Query Examples
8.4 Using Dynamic Queries for Access Control
8.5 Creating Dynamic Sub-Lists
8.5.1 Why not create plain dynamic lists instead?
8.6 Creating a Dynamic Query Exit to Access Custom Data Sources
8.6.1 The Result File
8.6.2 Plain-Text Counted Format
8.6.3 Example
8.7 Dynamic Queries and Security
8.8 Known Issues and Restrictions
Section 9 Relayed File Distribution & theDISTRIBUTE Command
9.1 Relayed File Distribution
9.2 Relayed File Distribution Requests
9.3 Creating and Sending a Mail RFDR (“DISTRIBUTE”) Job
9.3.1 RFDR Job Options
9.3.2 DISTRIBUTE Command Options
9.4 Advanced LISTESRV Applications Using DISTRIBUTE
9.4.1 "List-free" bounce processing for one-shot lists
9.4.2 Sending Pre-Approved Messages to Moderated Lists
Section 10 The LISTSERV TCPGUI Interface
10.1 Setting Up the TCPGUI Interface
10.2 Running lcmdx
10.3 Sending LISTSERV Commands Directly From Your Application
10.4 Advanced TCPGUI Programming Issues
10.4.1 Creating or Replacing a List Header
10.4.2 Adding or Replacing a Password
10.4.3 Bulk Operations
10.4.4 Commands that Respond Over Email
10.4.5 Application-Friendly Commands QUERY QUERY DEFSUB SCAN
10.4.6 Error handling
10.5 LCMDX.C
Section 11 Archive Search Functions using Email
11.1 Basic Search Session
11.2 Narrowing the Search
11.3 The SEARCH Command
11.3.1 Basic Search Function
11.3.2 Date Specifications
11.3.3 Keyword Search Specifications
11.3.4 Phonetic Search
11.3.5 What to do about “100 matches (more available)”
11.3.6 Specifying the Last “n” Posts as a Range
11.3.7 Exact Syntax Description General Syntax Keyword Rules Specification Search Rules Specification Reserved Words and Quoting
Section 12 SMTP Worker Pool Support
Section 13 Using DomainKeys with LISTSERV
13.1 Creating DomainKeys RSA keys and Configuring DNS
13.2 Testing your DomainKeys DNS Records
13.3 LISTSERV Configuration
13.4 Starting LISTSERV with DomainKeys support
13.5 Using DomainKeys with LISTSERV
13.5.1 With Mailing Lists
13.5.2 In DISTRIBUTE jobs
13.5.3 Signing Other Types of Messages
13.5.4 Restrictions and Implementation Choices

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