[Mailman-Users] Setting up mailman: Internal Server Error ?

Remco Rijnders remmy at cistron.nl
Mon Mar 26 17:58:09 CEST 2001

On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 10:57:47AM +0100, Philippe Rodriguez wrote:

> Maybe ...
> Is your logs/error file writable ?


[root at spring /home]# ls -l mailman/logs
total 4
-rw-rw-r--   1 mailman  mailman         0 Mar 20 06:54 error
-rw-rw-r--   1 mailman  mailman        74 Mar 22 04:10 smtp

> Did you run bin/check_perms -f (with root user) after installing mailman ?

[root at spring mailman]# bin/check_perms -f
No problems found

> I think the link is not the problem, but what URL do you use to access
>  your pages. The first one you should try is
>  http://<you.server.dom.ain>/mailman/admin

That would not work seeing how /home/mailman/cgi-bin is linked from
/home/starchat/mailman/ which is accessible through

I've tried making http://mailman.webconquest.com/ to point directly at
/home/mailman/cgi-bin/ but that gives the same internal server error.

> And you should have sthg like
>            ScriptAlias   /mailman/       $prefix/cgi-bin/
>  to configure your http server.

<Directory /home/starchat/www/serversecure>
        Options +ExecCGI +FollowSymLinks
        AllowOverride All
ServerAdmin webmaster at starchat.net
DocumentRoot /home/starchat/www
ServerName starchat.net
ServerAlias www.starchat.net
ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ /home/starchat/www/cgi-bin/
ScriptAlias /mailman/ /home/mailman/cgi-bin/
Group nobody
ErrorLog logs/starchat.net.error_log
CustomLog logs/starchat.net.access_log wusage

> No other idea at the moment,

Thanks for trying at least :)

I'll go outside now and dance around naked, hoping it might please the
gods of code.

Kind regards,


ICQ: 760542, Tel: (+31) 6 11316573, http://www.webconquest.com
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Yow!  Is this sexual intercourse yet??  Is it, huh, is it??

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