[Mailman-Users] cannot change host_name in admin/mailman/general

Richard Barrett r.barrett at openinfo.co.uk
Sun May 2 00:54:47 CEST 2004

On 1 May 2004, at 23:34, Jeff D. Hamann wrote:

> I'm sorry for the newbie question, but I've only been able find closely
> related answer to this question in the sourceforge bug tracker 
> [875971]that
> contains a patch ,
> - hostname = mm_cfg.DEFAULT_HOST_NAME or
> + hostname = mm_cfg.DEFAULT_URL_HOST or
> and I'm not sure this is correct for me since I've installed the port 
> (2.1.4
> which contains a couple of patches).
> When I attempt to update the host_name variable from the
> http://my.domain.com/mailman/admin/mailman/general, the url contains 
> the
> name specified by my "official" ISP and I cannot change the value to 
> match
> the domain name I use for mail (forestinformatics.com) nor can I 
> change it
> to the name of my server (stimpy) to test and configure mailman from 
> behind
> my firewall. In fact, when I phoned a friend to have him change it (so 
> when
> you click the "submit your changes" button, he/I would be redirected 
> to the
> new url (the correct place) and it still didn't change the value.
> So how do I change the host_name for the mailman list (the only one I 
> have
> right now) from dsl-57.peak.org to stimpy or forestinformatics.com or
> anything so I can configure from either the web interface or a script?
> please help...
> Jeff.

Search the FAQ Luke, search the FAQ - its URL it at the end of the each 
message from the list, as a reminder:


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> Jeff D. Hamann
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> PO Box 1421
> Corvallis, Oregon USA 97339-1421
> 541-754-1428
> jeff.hamann at forestinformatics.com
> www.forestinformatics.com

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