[Mailman-Users] stange domain/url question

Anne Ramey anne.ramey at ncmail.net
Wed Jul 19 20:08:41 CEST 2006

Mark Sapiro wrote:
>> >
>> >Please address all questions to mailman-admin at wwwadm.mydomain.com
> This makes no sense. It shouldn't be -admin because that's a Mailman
> 2.0.x artifact, but the 'mailman' site list didn't appear until 2.1.
> Assuming this is a typo and is really mailman at wwwadm.mydomain.com, I
> proceed.
You are incorrect.  That is not a typo...it was copied and pasted from 
the email I was sent this morning when I did a test.  I'm running 2.1.8, 
but it's been upgraded time and again.

>> Does anyone know why this is happening?  Or how I get this to change to 
>> lists.mydomain.com?  My users are pretty much computer novices and this 
>> will confuse them.
> This is really the same issue as
> <http://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-users/2006-July/052345.html>
> which see.
> If you only have the one domain, and it is DEFAULT_URL_HOST and
> DEFAULT_EMAIL_HOST and is the only entry in VIRTUAL_HOSTS, you
> shouldn't need to specify a domain to newlist and everything should be
> OK.
> In your case, the domain in the mailman address comes directly from a
> lookup of DEFAULT_URL_HOST in the VIRTUAL_HOSTS dictionary. The domain
> in the list-request address is the host_name attribute of the list (on
> the General Settings page) which came from a lookup of
> lists.mydomain.com (based on your newlist command) in VIRTUAL_HOSTS or
> if not found, DEFAULT_EMAIL_HOST.
My default url host was still the old.  I'll change it and see if that 
makes the difference.

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