[Mailman-Users] 14 hours and still not there
jonc at nc.rr.com
Wed Mar 12 17:14:29 CET 2003
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul H Byerly" <paul at thcwd.com>
> >I don't think this is exactly true. Your chroot environment has a
> >limited amount of UserID's and GroupID's that are available to be used
> >inside (and really outside as well) the Chroot.
> I've seen this mentioned on a number of Ensim lists, it just won't
> work with anything over 755. When I get far enough it matters, I'll dig
> into it more.
Interesting, because I remember using UID and GID's that were in the 1000+
range for the chroot (but that was six months ago so I could just be
> As for lack of web pages, I assume that is because the cgi programs
> don't run? Are the web pages real or created on the fly? And if real,
> where are they supposed to reside? I tried manually creating pages and
> could not get to them, apparently a redirect was sending me else where. I
> have not dissected it yet, but any hints would be appreciated.
The web-pages are generated via the GGI's, but you can check them out
- Chroot yourself
- su as the local chrooted user that runs the webserver (generally the
admin of the chroot)
- run the admin cgi from the command line: ~mailman/cgi-gin/admin
This should dump out the source of a web-page to the command line (like when
you look at a web-page and click on "View Source". It's a simple check. If
that works then your Mailman install is working fine and the problems must
be in the Chroot web-server setup.
Good Luck - Jon Carnes
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