[Mailman-Users] How2 Transfer List

Greg Westin greg at gregwestin.com
Sat Aug 24 02:49:29 CEST 2002

Ok, well, if it's already installed, then you don't want to overwrite it. 
Shouldn't you just be able to copy the archives for that particular list
and the folder from within the 'lists' folder, and then add the
appropriate aliases to the existing aliases file?  (I don't remember if
2.0.x has genaliases, but that should work in 2.1)


<quote who="VKNelson">
> Thanx for your response.
> Yes mailman is already installed on the new server.
> At 5:37 PM -0400 8/23/02, Greg Westin wrote:
> Do you have mailman installed on the new server?  It seems to me like
> you could just ditto the entire mailman directory over.  Of course,
> you'd still have to set up other things involved in the mailman install,
> but that'll get the list and the archives and whatnot.
> If anyone knows why that wouldn't work, please let us know.
> Greg Westin
> greg at gregwestin.com
> <quote who="VKN">
> Thanx for the welcome to the list.
> I am sort of a neophyte and will need lots of help to
> get on board.
> Please be patient.
> I am changing servers and would like  to know how to transfer
> my mailman mailing list  with 180 subscribers from the
> current server to the new. location?
> Valencia
> Mac user
> OS 9.2
> Eudora 5.1
> www.KingBarnes.com

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