[Mailman-Users] Moving a Mailman list

Marc MERLIN marc_news at valinux.com
Thu Nov 15 02:11:08 CET 2001

On Tue, Nov 13, 2001 at 04:07:44PM +0000, Paul Crowley wrote:
> I have a mailing list on my home machine, running Mailman 1.1, which
> I'd like to move onto a colocated host, running Mailman 2.0.6.  Is it
> simply a question of tarring up the relevant directory in /lists and
> unpacking it in the new site?  I know I'll also need to change the
> hostname and URL once the list is in its new location.

tar  and move  should work  as  long as  mailman  is installed  in the  same
If not,  run move_list on the  lists you moved  to fix the pathnames  in the
config.db files

(and yes, you then have to change the http URL in the list config too)

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