[Mailman-Users] mailman and https
Freedom_Lover at pobox.com
Mon Nov 24 18:38:58 CET 2003
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Lukas Ruf wrote:
> I run several mailing list on various virtual hosts with mailman
> 2.1.2 on a Linux 2.4 server. This works just great! (Thanks to the
> However, I would like to secure all administrative web-pages by
> https. Searching the web and <http://list.org/docs.html> has not
> really led me to an understanding on how to achieve this.
Set this in mm_cfg.py:
DEFAULT_URL_PATTERN = 'https://%s/mailman/'
Then restart the qrunners and use the fix_url.py script to update
existing lists. You also need to run bin/arch as well to recreate the
archives if there are attachments in the archives of any lists.
And see this excellent FAQ entry:
4.29. Where can I change a list or the default URL used for the
There's a section on using SSL which links to another FAQ entry which
has more details. Combined, these two entries should answer your
question pretty well.
> PS: https for the VirtualHosts in my Apache works already fine.
> I tried to achieve this by inserting 'redirect permanent /mailman
> "https://.."' -- without the intended effect, however.
This doesn't work for the admin forms since the POST data doesn't get
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