[Mailman-Users] I can't seem to get the urls right

Richard Barrett r.barrett at ftel.co.uk
Wed Mar 17 00:29:33 CET 2004

On 16 Mar 2004, at 23:22, Shaun T. Erickson wrote:

> I have a new 2.1.4 installation on a freebsd 5.2.1-p1 system. The 
> system's name is peter.smxy.org. I created the mailman site-wide 
> mailing list. I subscribed myself to it, and when I send mail to it at 
> mailman at lists.smxy.org, I receive email from the list. In apache, I 
> have a virtual host, defined thusly:
> <VirtualHost *>
>     ServerAdmin     webmaster at smxy.org
>     DocumentRoot    /opt/www/sites/lists.smxy.org
>     ServerName      lists.smxy.org
>     ErrorLog        /opt/www/logs/lists.smxy.org/error_log
>     CustomLog       /opt/www/logs/lists.smxy.org/access_log combined
>     ScriptAlias     /mailman/ /usr/local/mailman/cgi-bin/
>     ScriptLog       /opt/www/logs/lists.smxy.org/script_log
>     Alias           /pipermail/ /usr/local/mailman/archives/public/
> </VirtualHost>
> I have not put anything in mm_cfg.py yet, as I haven't been able to 
> figure out what to put there. :)
> The issue is that the system is generating urls with peter where it 
> should say lists. For instance, going to 
> http://lists.smxy.org/mailman/admin/mailman takes me (after I log in) 
> to the General Options Section page. But if I try to go to any of the 
> other configuration pages for the list, say, Passwords, for instance, 
> the system wants to go to 
> http://peter.smxy.org/mailman/admin/mailman/passwords. If I change 
> peter to lists in that url, I get to the passwords page.
> How do I get the system to generate the correct urls?

This FAQ entry may help:


> 	-ste

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