[Mailman-Users] problem with domain name

Bob Nielsen nielsen at oz.net
Thu Feb 19 20:37:25 CET 2004

On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 09:48:00AM -0700, Yves Dorfsman wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to setup mailman for an organisation that has a three piece
> domain name, say A.B.org.
> In mm_cfg.py, I put:
> DEFAULT_URL_PATTERN = 'http://%s/something/'
> DEFAULT_EMAIL_HOST = 'mailserver.A.B.org'
> When I go on the web to www.A.B.org/something/listinfo, right at the top
> in the blue space it says:
> www.A.B.org Mailing Lists
> Same when I go to create a mailing list, it says:
> Create a www.A.B.org Mailing List
> "www" is a CNAME for the web server where mailman is running, but where
> does it pick it up ? Shouldn't it be just the domain name ?

I think that mailman picks it up from the URL you use to access it.  I
have a web server on my local network and if I access it using an alias
that I have in /etc/hosts, the page shows that alias name.  Try it
without the "www" and see if you get a different result.

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