[Mailman-Users] lists/create screen

Forrest Aldrich forrie at forrie.com
Wed Jul 20 09:43:18 CEST 2005

I set


and that seems to have resolved the problem I outlined below.

I know nothing about Python at the moment, so hacking the *.py files for customized functionality (by me) is probably not happening anytime soon, not without a mess ;-)

Thank you.

Mark Sapiro wrote:

>Forrest Aldrich wrote:
>>I have a new mailman instance set up - via a proxied connection.   I've 
>>since found that doing it this way is more complex (but not my 
>>choice).   Several items need to be addressed.   Another one I found was 
>>this on the screen for lists/create:
>>       our.internal.host.net:10000 mailing lists - Admin Links
>>   Welcome!
>>   There currently are no publicly-advertised Mailman
>>   <http://www.gnu.org/software/mailman/index.html> mailing lists on
>>   our.internal.host.net:10000.To visit the administrators
>>   configuration page for an unadvertised list, open a URL similar to
>>   this one, but with a '/' and the list name appended. If you have the
>>   proper authority, you can also create a new mailing list
>>   <http://gr1.sca.manyone.net:10016/lists/create>.
>>   General list information can be found at the mailing list overview
>>   page <http://gr1.sca.manyone.net:10016/lists/listinfo>.
>>   (Send questions and comments to mailman at our.internal.host.net:10000
>>   <mailto:mailman at gr1.sca.manyone.net:10016>.)
>>I'm not sure if this is a simple template that needs to be edited or if 
>>there's a more eloquent way to get these links to reflect the proper 
>>external links/hosts we want people to "see".
>I think you have a real problem here. I hope you are not trying to use
>virtual hosts too as that will really complicate things.  Assuming
>not, set
>in mm_cfg.py. This will allow all public lists to at least appear on
>the listinfo and admin overview pages.
>As far as the host names our.internal.host.net:10000 and
>gr1.sca.manyone.net:10016 in the above are concerned, I'm confused.
>These should not be different (unless you've changed
>DEFAULT_URL_PATTERN replacing %s with gr1.sca.manyone.net:10016) as
>they both are obtained from Utils.get_domain().
>Anyway, these come from the environment variables HTTP_HOST or
>SERVER_NAME and are the actual host name which would be the real host,
>not the proxy. To make these be the proxy, I think you'd have to hack
>Mailman/Cgi/admin.py where this page is built on the fly (not from
>template) or better, change Mailman/Utils.py to always return the name
>of the proxy - you could at least make it an mm_cfg.py variable.
>Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
>San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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