[Mailman-Users] Confirmation problems

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Wed Jan 25 16:37:12 CET 2006

Niemi Hannu wrote:
>I made a new list and it seems to work OK, except that all the
>confirmation strings are invalid.
>Even if I answer at once, it says it's bad confirmation string and only
>suggests it has been expired. I have also checked that the time is all
>right on both ends. Any hints?

Have you overridden PENDING_REQUEST_LIFE in mm_cfg.py?

How are you confirming? Web or email? Does it fail both ways? What do
the actual confirm strings look like?

>I also added another virtual host to mailman, and this list uses it,
>could this cause this somehow?

Is it only this list that fails? It is not likely a virtual host
problem as host really isn't involved in processing confirmations.

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