[Mailman-Users] I have to rename and give a new IP address to my machine ...

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Tue Nov 13 16:29:20 CET 2001

Unless I read the question wrong (quite possible...) he's getting a new ip
address and a new domain name.  He is not changing any directory structure.
He will definitely want to update the FQDN info as folks will be clicking on
links which must stay local and not go off to his old domain/ip.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joel Webb" <joel at webbgroup.net>
To: <jonc at nc.rr.com>; <wnpauls at linux2.winona.msus.edu>;
<mailman-users at python.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 13, 2001 7:58 AM
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] I have to rename and give a new IP address to
my machine ...

> Why dont you put aliases into your http.conf file instead. If you have to
just remap
> some webpages, this would be an easier task.
> Jon Carnes (jonc at nc.rr.com) wrote:
> >
> >On Monday 12 November 2001 20:19, Paul L. Schumacher wrote:
> >> I am running mailman with postfix.
> >>
> >> I have to rename my mailman machine and give it a new ip address,
> >> forturnately a fixed ip like the old one.   I have about 100 working
> >> lists with their attendant web pages.
> >>
> >> What do I have to do about changing names for these web pages, and
> >> anything else, etc?
> >>
> >> thanks in advance,
> >>
> >> Paul L. Schumacher
> >> Winona State University
> >> Computer Science Department
> >
> >Wow, that's an interesting problem...  You have to change the name of the
> >box too?
> >
> >Of course you will have to modify Postfix so that it operates using the
> >name and knows that that is local.  You'll also have to modify Apache to
> >let it know the new name to accept as local.
> >
> >For Mailman, you will definately need to modify the two bottom entries on
> >the General Options page for the web admin.
> >"Host name this list prefers"
> >"Base URL for Mailman web interface."
> >These should reflect the new web and email address base.  Then you might
> >have to move to the Privacy Options page and add the new address as an
> >address to
> >"Alias names (regexps) which qualify as explicit to
> >or cc destination names for this list"
> >
> >As far as Mailman is concerned, that should get you up and running again
> >after the renaming.
> >
> >Good Luck!  Let us know how it turns out.  It would make a good FAQ
> >
> >Jon Carnes
> >
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> --
> Respectfully,
> Joel Webb
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