[Mailman-Users] Installation problem: 404 Errors

Ryan Steele steele at agora-net.com
Thu Aug 3 23:17:38 CEST 2006

Yep, gotta stick it in /var/www. Or, configure Apache to use a different 
directory as it's documentroot...but, seeing as how you're a LInux 
novice, I'd stick with putting things in /var/www for now.


Dan Zaz wrote:
> Dear list,
> I'm having major problems installing Mailman on my SuExec enabled 
> server. I have followed pertinent instructions regarding installation 
> in this environment, but cannot seem to access any mailman pages; all 
> I get is "404 Not Found" errors.
> The virtual host is set up ok on the server config. files, to the best 
> of my knowledge, as are the permissions. Is there a specific set of 
> steps I could take to help me diagnose exactly where this problem is 
> rooted?
> I'm a Linux novice, and mailman is my first application installation, 
> so this is likely a very basic error on my part. I'm wondering if it 
> might be a server issue re. SuExec, rather than with mailman per se.
> When I command: "suexec -V", I get: -D AP_DOC_ROOT="/var/www".
> However, this is not my web doc path, which is /home/dir1/dir2/html
> I installed mailman within the suexec path (as mentioned in the set of 
> instructions I followed), at /var/www/mailman
> Could this be at the root of the issue? And if so, would installing 
> mailman within the web doc path work vis-a-vis SuExec?
> Any help greatly appreciated..
> Dan
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