[Mailman-Users] Moving mailman to new host

Don McGregor mcgredo at nps.edu
Mon Dec 5 06:45:12 CET 2005

I'm moving my mailman installation to a new host. I backed
up and restored the /usr/local/mailman directory onto the
new host, and upgraded it from 2.1.4 to 2.1.6, plus all
the usual stuff with postfix.

When I point a web browser at the http://hostname/mailman/listinfo
cgi script on the new host I don't get a list of the known
mailing lists for the installation I just moved--the opening
page says "there are no publicly-advertised Mailman mailing
lists on [hostname]."

When I run list_lists from the command line I get a full list
of all the mailing lists. When I go to the known full URL
of the mailing lists I get the correct web page, eg
http://hostname/mailman/listinfo/myMailList works correctly.

What is the cgi script doing differently? Is it doing some sort
of hostname-keyed lookup of the mailing lists? And how can I
change it?

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