[Mailman-Users] Wahoo!

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Tue May 27 02:13:28 CEST 2003

On Mon, 2003-05-26 at 18:13, Marko Leer wrote:
> Hi Jon & all,
> I'm running Mailman 2.1.2 on FreeBSD 4.8. I tried a mailman-like URL
> on my server and got:
> <Group mismatch error.  Mailman expected the CGI
> wrapper script to be executed as group "www", but
> the system's web server executed the CGI script as
> group "nobody".  Try tweaking the web server to run the
> script as group "www", or re-run configure, 
> providing the command line option `--with-cgi-gid=nobody'.>
> I used <./configure --with-mail-gid=mail --with-cgi-gid=nobody>
... and it is working now? 

And I thought Freebsd used "mailnull" as the user for the Mailserver.

> JC> For version 2.1.x make sure you are running Mailmanctl.
> It quits saying <Site list is missing: mailman>
> JC> Also make sure to create the group "mailman" as your first mailman
> JC> group, then add your email as member of the group.
> Should the first group really be called "mailman"?

Yes.  Make a group called "mailman.

>  I had it named
> something different, put the aliasses in place but did not receive the
> email I was promised...

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