[Mailman-Users] migrating mailman to a new box

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Thu Jun 1 01:34:33 CEST 2006

Jana Nguyen wrote:

>Below are the steps, not sure if this is a 
>good way of migrating mailman from current to new box?
>1) Move the entire contents of the archives/
>   lists/ and directories
>2) fix the host_name and web_page_url attributes of the list with 
>"fix_url", and rebuild the archives with 'bin/arch --wipe'
>Not sure if we have to rebuild the archives if I'm already running 
>fix_url with withlist?

Yes. The steps are good, and you do want to rebuild the archives. Most
links in the archives are relative and not a problem, but there are
absolute links to scrubbed attachments and listinfo pages, and these
will have to be recreated to have the correct host. 'bin/arch --wipe'
will do this.

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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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