[Mailman-Users] changing DEFAULT_HOST_NAME after creating lists
David F. Reed
davereed at w5sv.org
Wed Aug 28 20:08:09 CEST 2002
There is a place in the overall configuration (one of the .py scripts)
that you can change the entry of all of them...
On a RedHat 7.3 system, it is /var/mailman/Mailman/mm_cfg.py
On other systems, I would think a locate mailman|grep mm_cfg.py
would find it..
Edit variable DEFAULT_HOST_NAME = <new host name>
Good luck; if you have a moent for it,
I am curious how you moved all the lists, archives, etc.
David F. Reed -> email: W5SV at arrl.net
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---------- Original Message -----------
From: Raquel Rice <raquel at thericehouse.net>
To: mailman-users <mailman-users at python.org>
Sent: Wed, 28 Aug 2002 08:16:06 -0700
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] changing DEFAULT_HOST_NAME after creating lists
> On Wed, 28 Aug 2002 13:17:16 +0100
> "John P. Looney" <valen at tuatha.org> wrote:
> > I created dozens of mailman lists on my new list server, without
> > changing DEFAULT_HOST_NAME from 'localhost.localdomain'.
> > So now all the mail lists now say that 'localhost.localdomain' is
> > where
> > their administrative UI is. Any ideas how I can change that (I've
> > changed it in mm_cfg.py, but that doesn't seem to affect all the
> > lists).
> > Some nice automated scripty way of changing all the config.db's
> > would be
> > perfect..
> > John
> I was hosting some lists on one of my domains. Later they got their
> own domain and I had to move their lists over to their domain. All
> I did was to go to the first page of the web administration, almost
> to the bottom of the "General Options" there are two fields, "Host
> name this list prefers." and "Base URL for Mailman web interface.".
> Of course, this assumes that you have your machine set up to
> send/receive mail for the new domain.
> Silent gratitude isn't much use to anyone.
> --Gladys Browyn Stern
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