[Mailman-Users] How to change list name

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Fri Sep 2 03:14:16 CEST 2005

Jess Mooers wrote:

>John Fleming <john at wa9als.com> wrote on Thursday, September 1, 2005:
>>My understanding is that you cannot easily change the name of a list other 
>>than case changes.  If this is not correct, please tell me how or direct me 
>>to the proper resource.  I've googled and search the FAQ.
>>Thanks - John
>I did change a list name via a command line interface, just changing the folder names.  I use Postfix, and found that I also had change any mail aliases from the old name to the new name.  
>If you are comfortable doing this than you should be fine.

The post at
gives more detail on how you might actually do this including
archives, but it does neglect to mention the aliases.

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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