[Mailman-Users] problem with admin cgi
ben at cenozoa.com
Fri Apr 11 18:03:27 CEST 2003
I have posted this in the past, but not recieved a reply.
I can access all the user pages fine, to edit a user and login to change
user prefs, so I am assuming that CGI is working correctly -- Is this a
When I go to log in to the Administrative page, I get an error
"Authorization Failed" from mailman.
I am positive this has nothing to do with cookie settings on my browser,
I have checked it from multiple browsers, running on every platform
available -- and I checked to be sure the browsers was correctly saving
cookies, and it is b/c other sites are using them just fine.
As a test, one which i don't know if it means the right thing, I ran
cgi-bin/admin program from the command line. -- the error message is at
the bottom of this messgae -- I just ran it as my own user through the
ssh shell, so it is probably not the right user anyway... however it may
This was installed from rpm, and i did a find on my system and there is
no source installed on the system, so i'm not sure where to begin if i
need to reconfigure, ANY HELP IS GREATLY APPRECIATED!
<title>Mailman CGI error!!!</title>
<h1>Mailman CGI error!!!</h1>
The expected gid of the Mailman CGI wrapper did not match the gid as set
by the Web server.<p>The most likely cause is that Mailman was
configured and installed incorrectly. Please read the INSTALL
instructions again, paying close attention to the
<tt>--with-cgi-gid</tt> configure option. This entry is being stored in
Failure to exec script. WANTED gid 48, GOT gid 501. (Reconfigure to
Ben Strawbridge - Senior Interface Engineer
33 Little West 12th St. #106A
New York, NY 10014
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