[Mailman-Users] https question

Richard Barrett r.barrett at openinfo.co.uk
Thu May 8 21:04:14 CEST 2003

At 19:26 08/05/2003, Dan Leavitt wrote:
>Thanks.  I had subsequently located that article which provides a solution
>but doesn't allow me to have list members access the server with http
>and list admins with https, which I think would be useful to protect their
>passwords.   Can this be done somehow?

Not without code changes, but why bother.

The user passwords may not be as 'valuable' but what is the problem with 
both admins and members using https for their respective web GUIs.

Surely, all the work in using https is usually in setting up the server. 
Having done that, and unless you plan on using client side certificates, it 
is a non-issue for the actual members unless they are using some fairly 
unusual web browsers. Then again, maybe you have some problem with 
transparent proxies if you use https which only afflicts members and not 

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Richard Barrett" <r.barrett at openinfo.co.uk>
>To: "Dan Leavitt" <dll at scitools.com>
>Cc: <mailman-users at python.org>
>Sent: Thursday, May 08, 2003 2:21 PM
>Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] https question
> > At 19:44 06/05/2003, Dan Leavitt wrote:
> > >I've got http://myserver.com and https://myserver.com both working on a
> > >linux/apache server.   But, when I use
> > >https://myserver.com/mailman/admin to access it the resulting page
> > >has numerous links to http://myserver.com.
> > >
> > >How can I avoid this?  Shouldn't all the links continue to access the
> > >https server?  Is there a mailman or apache config that I've
> > >overlooked?
> > >
> > >Thanks,
> > >Dan
> >
> > 
> http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?query=DEFAULT_URL&querytype=simple&casefold=yes&req=search
> >
> > RTFF :)
> >

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