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L-Soft Tech Tips

The tech tips are compiled from LISTSERV at Work, L-Soft's customer newsletter. LISTSERV at Work keeps the L-Soft community up-to-date with the latest developments. Each newsletter contains the latest LISTSERV product and industry news, as well as opinions, guidelines and tech tips.

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2015

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I configure LISTSERV to retrieve list subscribers from a web services API?
(Issue 2, 2015 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How do I best use the team collaboration feature in LISTSERV Maestro?
(Issue 2, 2015 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I simplify the URL for the LISTSERV web interface?
(Issue 1, 2015 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How do I use the social media publishing and sharing features?
(Issue 1, 2015 – LISTSERV Maestro)


2014

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I add a custom bottom banner to all of the messages posted to a list?
(Issue 4, 2014 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

What are some of the most significant feature changes in LISTSERV Maestro 6.0?
(Issue 4, 2014 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I view the recipients of LISTSERV super-lists?
(Issue 3, 2014 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

What are some of the improved reports in LISTSERV Maestro 6.0?
(Issue 3, 2014 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I troubleshoot LDAP connections for my LISTSERV installation?
(Issue 2, 2014 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

What is the most effective way to use the A/B-split testing feature in LISTSERV Maestro?
(Issue 2, 2014 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I send identical messages to multiple lists without triggering the spam filter?
(Issue 1, 2014 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How does LISTSERV Maestro handle and keep track of bounced email messages?
(Issue 1, 2014 – LISTSERV Maestro)


2013

LISTSERV Tech Tip

What do the LISTSERV log errors "Error during virtual disk slot emulation" and "File/major entity not found" mean?
(Issue 4, 2013 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How can I streamline my membership area to omit unused features and options?
(Issue 4, 2013 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I use LISTSERV with my existing database?
(Issue 3, 2013 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

What exactly is drop-in content and how do I use it?
(Issue 3, 2013 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How do I use the HTML newsletter templates in LISTSERV 16.0?
(Issue 2, 2013 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

Is there an API for LISTSERV Maestro?
(Issue 2, 2013 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I prioritize my outbound delivery for different LISTSERV lists?
(Issue 1, 2013 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

What is Basic Mode, and why might I use it?
(Issue 1, 2013 – LISTSERV Maestro)


2012

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I modify the duration of the LISTSERV web interface login cookies?
(Issue 4, 2012 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How can I limit the number of messages that my subscribers receive from LISTSERV Maestro?
(Issue 4, 2012 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I use my existing LISTSERV lists with LISTSERV Maestro?
(Issue 3, 2012 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How can I use LISTSERV Maestro to share and publish my messages via social media?
(Issue 3, 2012 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I change the default landing page for the LISTSERV web interface?
(Issue 2, 2012 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How can I change a dataset and lookup tables while preserving existing subscriber data?
(Issue 2, 2012 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I prevent users from unsubscribing from my LISTSERV list?
(Issue 1, 2012 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How do I use the click-and-fill HTML newsletter templates in LISTSERV Maestro 5.0?
(Issue 1, 2012 – LISTSERV Maestro)


2011

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I prevent encoding artifacts from showing up in my plain text digests?
(Issue 4, 2011 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How can I prevent addresses previously unsubscribed from LISTSERV Maestro lists from being re-added?
(Issue 4, 2011 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I adjust the amount of memory available to LISTSERV on my Linux system?
(Issue 3, 2011 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How can I create my own LISTSERV Maestro newsletter template?
(Issue 3, 2011 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

Why do my logs show my LISTSERV server sending mail to other LISTSERV sites?
(25th Anniversary Issue – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How do I use LISTSERV's API to allow an external application to interact directly with LISTSERV?
(Issue 2, 2011 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How do I use the permission-based tracking feature in LISTSERV Maestro?
(Issue 2, 2011 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

What are some time-saving hints and tips that everyday LISTSERV site administrators and list owners may not know?
(Issue 1, 2011 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How can I use LDAP and Dynamic Query Lists with LISTSERV Maestro?
(Issue 1, 2011 – LISTSERV Maestro)


2010

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I create a suppression list in LISTSERV to exclude email addresses from all lists on the entire server?
(Issue 4, 2010 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How can I create a subscriber profile pull-down menu with entries dependent on a previous selection?
(Issue 4, 2010 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I reduce the likelihood that my LISTSERV messages will be classified as spam?
(Issue 3, 2010 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How can I track subscribers' activity on my website after they have clicked through to it from my LISTSERV Maestro mailing?
(Issue 3, 2010 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How Can I Use LISTSERV with SELinux?
(Issue 2, 2010 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How Can I Let My Subscribers Decide When to Receive My Newsletter?
(Issue 2, 2010 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How Can I Configure LISTSERV's SMTP Listener to Filter Spam?
(Issue 1, 2010 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How Can I Add Social Media Links to LISTSERV Maestro Templates?
(Issue 1, 2010 – LISTSERV Maestro)


2009

LISTSERV Tech Tip

What is 'backscatter' and why should I worry about it as a LISTSERV Site Administrator?
(Issue 4, 2009 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How Can I Reduce the Number of Completed Jobs Stored in LISTSERV Maestro?
(Issue 4, 2009 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I maximize security for my LISTSERV installation or for individual LISTSERV lists?
(Issue 3, 2009 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

Is it possible to add a "timestamp" profile field to a dataset that is updated whenever any of the other profile fields are changed?
(Issue 3, 2009 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I automatically monitor LISTSERV to make sure it is functioning?
(Issue 2, 2009 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How can I synchronize external data with the recipient warehouse?
(Issue 2, 2009 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I keep statistics and do reporting on my LISTSERV list usage?
(Issue 1, 2009 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How can I implement multiple independent groups of user accounts with one central group for send authorizations?
(Issue 1, 2009 – LISTSERV Maestro)


2008

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I maintain a dynamic list of people authorized to manage or post to multiple lists?
(Issue 4, 2008 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How Can I Use Conditional Blocks to Deliver Customized Messages to Subscribers?
(Issue 4, 2008 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can LISTSERV's RSS support help subscribers monitor list traffic more effectively?
(Issue 3, 2008 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

I have several jobs that I would like to compare without having to run a separate report for each job. Is there an easier way to do this?
(Issue 3, 2008 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

What are feedback loops and why are they important to the deliverability of my email?
(Issue 2, 2008 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

Why would I want to use LISTSERV Maestro's message templates? Aren't they too generic?
(Issue 2, 2008 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

Why is it better to send links to large attachments through LISTSERV rather than the attachments themselves?
(Issue 1, 2008 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How can I customize the LISTSERV Maestro Dashboard so the information that's important to me is most prominent?
(Issue 1, 2008 – LISTSERV Maestro)


2007

LISTSERV Tech Tip

Why is it important that LISTSERV can now work with LDAP?
(Issue 4, 2007 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

I have several LISTSERV Maestro accounts in different groups. Is there an easy way to switch between different accounts?
(Issue 4, 2007 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

What are some of the list configuration techniques that I can use to protect my lists from spam?
(Issue 3, 2007 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How do I perform A/B-Split testing with LISTSERV Maestro?
(Issue 3, 2007 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

What should I do in the unlikely event that LISTSERV crashes, and how can I prevent it?
(Issue 2, 2007 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

We use an earlier version of Microsoft SQL Server for our LISTSERV Maestro system database and want to upgrade to SQL Server 2005. Is there anything we need to be aware of?
(Issue 2, 2007 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I limit the rate at which LISTSERV delivers mail?
(Issue 1, 2007 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How can I accommodate recipients who prefer HTML and recipients who prefer text messages in a single job?
(Issue 1, 2007 – LISTSERV Maestro)


2006

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I assess my LISTSERV list deliverability infrastructure?
(Issue 4, 2006 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How can I associate extra data fields with an existing LISTSERV list?
(Issue 4, 2006 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I use SPF and DomainKeys to increase LISTSERV's deliverability?
(Issue 3, 2006 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

Can LISTSERV Maestro use DomainKeys to authenticate outgoing email messages?
(Issue 3, 2006 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How Can I Avoid Spam on My Discussion Lists?
(Issue 2, 2006 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

When sending a LISTSERV Maestro mailing to a regular LISTSERV list, only blind tracking is possible. How can I get the richer set of tracking options and still get the benefits of a LISTSERV list, such as archives?
(Issue 2, 2006 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I best configure LISTSERV's Auto-Delete mechanism?
(Issue 1, 2006 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

Sending a mailing to all of our recipients at once causes large spikes in web site access since most of them tend to respond at the same time. How can we spread the mailing out to ease the load on our web site?
(Issue 1, 2006 – LISTSERV Maestro)


2005

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I add a one-click unsubscribe link to the footer of my LISTSERV list postings?
(Issue 4, 2005 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How can I put an unsubscribe link into my LISTSERV Maestro mailings?
(Issue 4, 2005 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I configure the Microsoft IIS SMTP Service (SMTPSVC) to deliver mail from LISTSERV?
(Issue 3, 2005 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How can I organize the subscriber pages in LISTSERV Maestro by subject matter?
(Issue 3, 2005 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I get LISTSERV to check messages for spam?
(Issue 2, 2005 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How can I make sure my email messages get delivered?
(Issue 2, 2005 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can a site manager control the lists that are shown in Subscriber's Corner when a user selects "Show all lists"?
(Issue 1, 2005 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How can I send members of my data warehouse Happy Birthday Greetings on their actual birthdays?
(Issue 1, 2005 – LISTSERV Maestro)


2004

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How Can I Set Up Automatic Checks of LISTSERV Maestro's Operations and Have the Notifications Sent to My Email Address?
(Autumn 2004 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

Why is it important to use LISTSERV's integrated virus protection? Isn't it enough to have an anti-virus solution on the SMTP server or on the server where LISTSERV is running?
(Summer 2004 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How can I ensure that my e-mail newsletters are delivered to subscribers and not blocked by ISPs?
(Spring 2004 – LISTSERV, LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How can I schedule a series of e-mail jobs to be sent at preset intervals in LISTSERV Maestro?
(Anniversary Issue – LISTSERV Maestro)


2003

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How do I configure my lists for "opt-in" subscription?
(Special Opt-In Issue – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Maestro Tech Tip

How can I send a "follow-up" message to addresses that logged a temporary bounce on a previous LISTSERV Maestro job?
(Autumn 2003 – LISTSERV Maestro)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

The Anti-Virus Statistics Report just shows total counts. Is there any way to find out which viruses were stopped?
(Summer 2003 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can I customize LISTSERV's responses in the Web Interface (WA)?
(Spring 2003 – LISTSERV)


2002

LISTSERV Tech Tip

How can LISTSERV help me handle out-of-office responses?
(Winter 2002 – LISTSERV)

LISTSERV Tech Tip

What is the difference between the Topics and the Superlist/Sublist functions of LISTSERV?
(Autumn 2002 – LISTSERV)




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