[Mailman-Users] changing domain name in list

ArteryPlanet.Net :: Manuel Kissoyan manuel at arteryplanet.net
Tue Jun 6 18:11:39 CEST 2006

Thanx Todd, ill give it a try.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Todd Zullinger" <tmz at pobox.com>
To: <mailman-users at python.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 06, 2006 2:28 AM
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] changing domain name in list

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> ArteryPlanet.Net :: Manuel Kissoyan wrote:
>> I just moved an account from one server to another and then changed
>> the domain name, for some reason the control panel (cPanel) hasnt
>> changed the mailman domain name
> Ahhh, the beauty of control panels. :)
>> so i gone ahead and renamed the mailing list directory and the
>> archive directory with the new domain name.  Now for some reason the
>> confirmation email when you send a mail to the mailing list is
>> showing the old domain name, how i could change it?
> There is a script included with mailman called fix_url.py.  If you run
> it without any arguments, it will give you usage instructions.  This
> script is in the bin dir of the mailman install, which, if I recall
> correctly, is something like /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/mailman in
> cpanel.
> If you don't have shell access to the server, you'll need to ask
> someone that does to do this for you.  You/they may find it helpful to
> search the archives and FAQ for this list if the usage instructions
> from fix_url.py aren't clear enough or don't work as expected.
> One wrinkle that you may run into is that cpanel modifies mailman to
> append the domain name to the list directory.  I'm not sure if that'll
> affect the fix_url.py script or not.  If it doesn't work as the usage
> examples show, the script might need patched.  I moved some lists from
> one cpanel system to another a few years ago and I can't recall if
> that was a problem or not.  I believe I had to manually change some
> variables in the config.pck files.  I try to put any experiences I
> have with cpanel behind me as quickly as possible.  Sorry for the hazy
> and vague recollections. :)
> Do take note of FAQ 6.11, Mailman and CPanel:
> http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq06.011.htp
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