[Mailman-Users] Mailman archives

Uthra Rao urao at pop200.gsfc.nasa.gov
Thu Jun 22 21:47:42 CEST 2006

I added the correct path to the pipermail alias in the httpd.conf file and 
restarted apache. I can now access the archive by typing 

Thank you very much for your help.


At 12:35 PM 6/22/2006, you wrote:
>Uthra Rao wrote:
> >I found out the path to my mailing list archives. I first checked the link
> >on the admin page ->go to list archives -> 2006-June.txt.gz File name. I
> >then did a "find" on this file on our server. I found out that  my archives
> >were in /var/lib/mailman/archives/public/newlist directory. I think by
> >default in linux the archives are put here. Looks like I need NOT have put
> >the following entry in my httpd.conf file:
> >
> >Alias    /pipermail/    /usr/lib/mailmanarchives/public
>If you want to be able to access the archives via the 'pipermail' URL
>without authentication, you need that alias, but it needs to be in
>your case
>Alias    /pipermail/    /var/lib/mailman/archives/public/
>The path /var/lib/mailman/ is not a 'Linux' default, but it may be
>where some packager puts mutable data by default. This path is set by
>the --with-var-prefix option to configure and defaults to the --prefix
>setting which in turn defaults to /usr/local/mailman.
>In other words, in a totally default Mailman installation, everything
>is in /usr/local/mailman/ by default, but anyone who configures a
>package can put things where they want.
>Also, just to emphasize what I indicated previously, Actual archive
>data is stored (in your case) in
>/var/lib/mailman/archives/public/newlist is a symlink to
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