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Sympa, the replacement for the Mailman service, has transitioned from the pilot phase into live service. All new mailing list requests are now being created in Sympa.  

University Society mailing lists 

UIS intends to migrate all University Society mailing lists from Mailman into Sympa during August so that they are all on one platform by the start of the Michaelmas Term. Owners of Society (soc-*) lists can migrate their lists themselves before this by selecting the migration option in the Mailman interface. 

There will not be any downtime affecting the lists. We expect the process to take a few days to complete while the list archives are rebuilt in Sympa.  

The precise schedule remains to be finalised depending on UIS staff availability. A further announcement will follow giving details. 

Other University mailing lists can self-migrate 

Owners of other mailing lists are also encouraged to migrate them to Sympa by selecting the migration option in the Mailman interface. 
 

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