[Mailman-Users] messages not archiving

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Fri Feb 25 21:27:47 CET 2005

Wade Preston Shearer wrote:
>I moved my list(s) to a new server. I now have everything set up and 
>running correctly, except saving new messages in the archives. I moved 
>the old archives over and those are coming up fine. New messages are 
>not being saved in the archives however.
>I assume that there is just a setting somewhere that is not correct? or 
>a path that is wrong?

I guess the first thing to check is the list's admin->Archiving Options
page and be sure Archive messages? is set to Yes.

Then you could see if you have an mm_cfg.py settings that would inhibit
archiving. The defaults in Defaults.py will allow pipermail archiving.
The relevant settings that could stop pipermail archiving and their
default settings are:


If all of this is OK, it's probably a permissions issue.

Try bin/check_perms and also look in Mailman's 'error' log for relevant
error messages.

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