The General Options Section is the default page when you first log on a listserv. Fundamental list characteristics, including descriptive information about the list and basic behavior, are set up in the General List Options.
Since an Announcement-only list is used to send messages to a predetermined list of individuals, and the list membership may frequently change, newly subscribed and unsubscribed members do not need to receive a welcome or goodbye message from this listserv. It is recommended that you turn these features off.
Follow the instructions below to set up the basic behavior for an announcement-only listserv: