[Mailman-Users] Backup script...

John W Baxter jwblist at olympus.net
Tue Nov 27 04:34:10 CET 2001

At 21:49 -0500 11/26/2001, Phydeaux wrote:
>Using bin/list_lists I can get a list of the lists. I can then easily cycle
>through each list and (for each one) do the following:
>- Run bin/config_list
>- Run bin/list_members (once for digested, once for regular members)
>- Copy the complete archive or at least the mbox file of the archive.
>I can then tar the whole mess up and copy it to tape, etc. for a
>portable backup of my mailman installation.
>I have several questions. First, am I forgetting to copy anything?
>Will the above approach get me all the data I need to restore the

I don't think the above has captured various user flags other than digest
vs regular.

I believe a restore will not restore subscriber choices like not-me-to,
no-mail, hidden, and some others.


John Baxter   jwblist at olympus.net      Port Ludlow, WA, USA

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