[Mailman-Users] installation problem

Jeetendra Mirchandani jeetu at cse.iitb.ac.in
Wed Mar 3 08:24:41 CET 2004

ok, i got a work arround, but not able to create lists

i installed v2.1.4 atleast 5 times, to finally get it working

it showed a 404 not found error.
i had installed it in /home/mailman

but i found out from http logs that it was searching for

so now i created a link to /home/mailman as /var/mailman

now i created the first list mailman with a password say 'abcd'

then configured it with the default template

now i create a sitewide passwd using bin/mmsitepass say 'xyz'

now i can login at myserver.com/mailman/admin/mailman with both the

then i use the info in README to create a test list

i go to myserver.com/mailman/create

it shows me a form
i try to create lists, using both the above password, with same and
different emailaddresses as that of mailman owner, but it gives me an
error saying
Error: You are not authorized to create new mailing lists

though i am allowed to create a list using bin/newlist

now what should i do?

The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.
                                                  - Franklin P. Jones
Jeetendra Mirchandani
MTech First Year, CSE.
Room C 616, Hostel 12, IITB.

On 2 Mar 2004, Jon Carnes wrote:

> On Mon, 2004-03-01 at 17:47, Jeetendra Mirchandani wrote:
> > i get a 404 error
> > my httpd.conf
> > ---------------------
> > ScriptAlias /mailman/ "/home/mailman/cgi-bin/"
> >
> > <Directory "/home/mailman/cgi-bin">
> >   Options ExecCGI
> >     Order allow,deny
> >     Allow from all
> >
> > </Directory>
> > --------------------
> >
> > please help
> >
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> > Jeetu
> > ---
> > The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.
> Mailman FAQ: http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py
> Searchable Archives: http://www.mail-archive.com/mailman-users%40python.org/
> See the FAQ.  You really need to provide much more information - at
> least the version of mailman you are running and how it was installed,
> and what OS you are running.  Without those basics, most folks will
> simply write you off as un-helpable.
> If you also include the basic troubleshooting steps that you have
> already gone through, then folks will actually think you are helpable
> and will try to give you clues.
> Where did you install Mailman? Is it installed in /home/mailman and does
> /home/mailman/cgi-bin/ in fact exist?
> Good Luck with your Second posting for help
> Jon Carnes

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