[Mailman-Users] mailman failing to use /mailman/alias when calling .cgi scripts

Jon Carnes jonc at haht.com
Fri Sep 28 05:43:39 CEST 2001

> My mailman install fails to use the /mailman/ alias when making calls to
> cgi scripts.
> For example:  When I click on the mailman admin interface link, it directs
> me here:
> http://<mydomain.com>/admin/grnds-user     as opposed to
> http://<mydomain.com>/mailman/admin/grnds-user
> So, if i put the following in my httpd.conf file, it works fine...
> ScriptAlias    /    /usr/local/mailman/cgi-bin/        as opposed to
> ScriptAlias    /mailman/     /usr/local/mailman/cgi-bin/
> However, this screws up other areas of my web application.  Thus, I really
> need mailman to use the /mailman/ alias when executing the cgi-scripts.
> there some special parameter i need to pass the .configure script to tell
> mailman to use the alias.
> Regards,
> S. Slade Gauntt
> Global ACT - Component Delivery Architecture
> Email: s.slade.gauntt at accenture.com
In the admin setup, under "General Options" what is the Base URL set to?
Based on your example above, it should be:

If you left off the /mailman/ on the end, then that would account for what
you described...

Jon Carnes

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