LISTSERV 16.0 Help

LISTSERV 16.0 Help

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Help for Logging In

Users can obtain an account on our LISTSERV server. Your account identification is always your email address and your password confirms that you are the owner of that email address.

Privileges associated with each account are tied to your email address. Site administrators can assign certain privileges, such as list ownership, to certain addresses. List owners can assign list specific privileges to certain addresses. For example, a list owner may decide that the list archives are to be accessible only by list subscribers. Anyone trying to view the archives is required to log in and if the email address used for logging in is not subscribed to the list, access will be denied. Thus, registering an account does not grant you any special privileges on the LISTSERV server. It merely allows you to use the LISTSERV Web interface to perform the tasks that have been granted to your email address by the site administrator or the list owner.


Logging In

To log in, enter your email address and your KSU NetID or LISTSERV password and click on the "Log In" button.

Upon first use of our ListServ, you will need to either 1) have a NetID account and password or 2) need to create a new LISTSERV account and password.

Logging in will define a cookie in your browser which is removed at log off. It is important that you log off when you are done as someone else can use your account. On a private computer, you may set the cookie once and never need to log off. Although not recommended, it is possible to log in with cookies disabled in the browser. In such a case, a temporary ticket, which will expire after a short time, will be issued, after which you will need to log in again.


Registering a LISTSERV Password

To register a LISTSERV password, please enter your email address and the desired password, then click on the "Register Password" button. If you already had a LISTSERV password, but cannot remember it, this procedure will automatically replace your existing password.

For added security, when registering a password, it not immediately activated. To activate your password, simply follow the instructions in the confirmation email sent to you. Please wait until you receive a message from LISTSERV saying "Your new password was registered successfully" before trying Login again.


Changing LISTSERV Password

To change your LISTSERV password, please enter your email address, your current LISTSERV password and the new password you would like and click on the "Change Password" button.



LISTSERV is L-Soft's industry-standard email list management software, originally developed by Eric Thomas in 1986. See the LISTSERV Manuals for complete documentation.

LISTSERV® is a registered trademark. The trademark identifies LISTSERV® as a brand of email list management software developed by L-Soft.