[Mailman-Developers] Create mailing list on the web error

Colin Neeson col.neeson at planetone-asia.com
Tue Jan 14 14:12:17 EST 2003

I've confirmed it on my box as well - I'm wondering why we are trying to run
postaliases - as mailman, we'll never have the correct permissions, no?


> I received the below error when I tried to create a mailing list from
> the Mailman web interface page. It did add the list into the alias file,
> but it
> failed to run "postalias" probably because of permission issue's I'm
> guessing.
> I have my alias file in /var/mailman/mailman/data/aliases
> and the permissions are  rw-rw----  mailman  mailman       aliases.  I
> believe I need to change the permissons to rw-rw-rw- to get this to
> function properly, but this will leave a big security hole,
> is there a work around to getting this to function correctly on the web.

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