[Mailman-Users] Can I install Mailman on a hosted site?

Ben Burnett benwa at ocentrix.com
Mon Sep 10 09:59:12 CEST 2001

At 01:25 AM 9/10/01 -0400, Fern Engle wrote:
>Mailman looks like a great mailing list program.  I am working with a 
>friend who currently has a web site hosted by Prohosting.com.  She runs a 
>mailing list from it using EZMLM which is provided by prohosting.  The 
>list has nearly 550 subscribers and generates 100-200 posts a day.
>After reading the install procedures for Mailman I have to admit that I am 
>not quite up to dealing with the install as of yet.  I am guessing, but I 
>would say I am at an intermediate level of ability when it comes to 
>installing various CGI or PHP scripts.  "Cron" has no meaning to me, alas!
>I do apologize for my ineptitude, but is there any way we can use the 
>Mailman software even though the site and mailing list is hosted by 
>Prohosting.com?  They do have Python and I know the path.

There are some hosting providers that will allow you to install and run a 
system like Mailman.
This question is, however, better directed to Prohosting.com.  If they 
won't do it I know there are readers of this list who would host a list for 
you.  If you ask nicely and greenly : )

Good luck,


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