[Mailman-Users] Web interface saves no settings or info!

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Thu Feb 21 04:39:06 CET 2002

Your real problem was that you were *too* clever.  Normally if someone does 
that, nothing works because they are not clever enough to setup redirect 

On Wednesday 20 February 2002 09:24 pm, Ted M Harapat wrote:
> Solution Found!
> Okay, I found what was wrong after playing with nearly countless area of
> the system. I had set DEFAULT_URL in mm_cfg.py to be:
> DEFAULT_URL         = 'http://virtualhost.mydomain.net/'
> instead of
> DEFAULT_URL         = 'http://virtualhost.mydomain.net/mailman/'
> As soon as I changed it to that, it was as if all the scripts and tools
> magically started working even though I had added a number of
> Redirect/ScriptAlias/Alias lines in apache's conf files before to make sure
> that they were accessing it.
> I had it set that original config to hopefully direct anyone to
> http://virtualhost.mydomain.net (instead of http://nonvirtual.mydomain.net)
> thinking that somewhere there'd be a URL that would send them to the
> opening page of my list-server's virtual website instead of to the mailman
> subdirectory. Apparently this is a required setting. I'm not even sure why
> they give me the option to change it considering the consequences.... but
> whatever the reason, I've switched it back and now its all working and I've
> been working on getting all my lists in place for good.
> Thank you to the 5 or 6 people who were kind enough to offer many
> suggestions and send me conf files to try out on my system. I really
> appreciate the support (even though it didn't pinpoint this setting that I
> missed). Hopefully my Solution post will lead someone else down the right
> track in the future.
> -ted
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