[Mailman-Users] Need more guidance in getting Mailman lists runningon OS X Tiger Server

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Tue Jun 28 01:35:42 CEST 2005

Thomas Waters wrote:

>I tried to move our mailman lists from the older Panther Server to a  
>new install of tiger server, and I'm still not there.
>Postfix is working.  Mailman is working.  What isn't correct is the  
>Web UI for Mailman.
>The lists use the addresses somelist at pharmacy.pitt.edu, but the web  
>site has a URL of www/pharmacy.pitt.edu/mailman/somelist

I assume you mean www.pharmacy.pitt.edu/mailman/somelist

>In the mm_cfg.py file, email host is set to pharmacy.pitt.edu and URL  
>host set to www.pharmacy.pitt.edu.  Is this the correct settings?
>If I go to the Maillist admin web page, and try to create a new list,  
>I get error- unknown virtual host www.pharmacy.pitt.edu.
>I can create a list in the OS X Server Admin however.   I believe the  
>only pice that is "broken" is create a new list via the web UI.

It seems you haven't put


in mm_cfg.py following the definitions of DEFAULT_URL_HOST and

in mm_cfg.py you should have:

DEFAULT_EMAIL_HOST = 'pharmacy.pitt.edu'
DEFAULT_URL_HOST = 'www.pharmacy.pitt.edu'

The VIRTUAL_HOSTS.clear() isn't absolutely necessary, but it removes
the presumably erroneous entry added in Defaults.py.

See http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq04.029.htp

You should not have any entries in mm_cfg.py for

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