[Mailman-Users] Converting Existing Private Archive to Public Archive
bills at right-net.com
Mon Apr 21 07:36:00 CEST 2003
I think with the help from this list, we got it fixed finally. We did
find two different definitions of the pipermail aliases in the apache
http.conf file. Many thanks to Todd, r.barrett and others that helped
zero in on the problem. In the domain UWSA.COM, as in United We Stand
America, three of the archives are public and more will be as we get the
agreement of list moderators.
On Fri, 18 Apr 2003, Todd wrote:
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> Bill Selmeier wrote:
> > You may have hit on the problem. I have no previous public archives. The
> > apache error logs show:
> > [Thu Apr 17 19:00:46 2003] [error] [client 192.168.1.10] script not found
> > or unable to stat: /usr/lib/mailman/cgi-bin/archives
> > When I look in the domain, I see no reference to FollowSymlinks. so I've
> > added "Options FollowSymLinks" to the virtual domain directory
> > information for domains that have mail lists as referenced in the FAQ at:
> > http://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-users/1998-November/000150.html
> > But I still have an unresolved URL error message. Do I have to manually
> > create a pointer to the area where the archives are? It worked for
> > private. The Public is a directory parallel to the private. There must
> > be something more required in the Apache configuration?
> Yes. Have you followed step 4. "Final System Setup" in the INSTALL file?
> It details the creation of apache directives for the archives and cg
> scripts. I have this in my apache config:
> # httpd configuration settings for use with mailman.
> ScriptAlias /mailman/ /var/mailman/cgi-bin/
> Alias /pipermail/ /var/mailman/archives/public/
> <Directory /var/mailman/archives>
> Options +FollowSymlinks
> Just adjust the paths as appropriate for your mailman install and -HUP or
> restart apache.
> You definitely want to go through the INSTALL file and any appropriate
> README files to make sure you've got things setup properly, otherwise you'll
> just go from one stumbling block to the next, which is no fun. :)
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