[Mailman-Users] Moving mailman to new host

Jim Popovitch jimpop at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 5 06:59:53 CET 2005

Did the domainname change for the host?  If so, you might need to fix 
the URL for each list.   Check to make sure that DEFAULT_EMAIL_HOST and
DEFAULT_URL_HOST are defined properly in mm_cfg.py.  Then run this 
command for each list:

/usr/local/mailman/bin/withlist -l -r fix_url <list>


-Jim P.

Don McGregor wrote:
> 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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