[Mailman-Users] Pipermail directs to http instead of https?

Todd Zullinger tmz at pobox.com
Tue Jun 27 19:35:26 CEST 2006

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Ryan Steele wrote:
> I can't see having RedirectPermanent being a good solution...many
> servers limit the number of redirections, and I know that Firefox
> and IE will suffer from redirection limits as well...there is
> extensive documentation of this resulting from a simple Google
> search.

If RedirectPermanent broke things horribly, it likely wouldn't be in
the FAQ.  It should only cause one redirection, from http to https.

> Also, someone suggested:
> Don't you also need to set PUBLIC_ARCHIVE_URL as well?
> Something like this is what I've done in the past, but it's been a
> while since I setup an installation using SSL that had archiving
> enabled.
> PUBLIC_ARCHIVE_URL = 'https://%(hostname)s/pipermail/%(listname)s'
> I would hope I wouldn't have to do that for every list.

This is a setting that goes into mm_cfg.py, so it's done once for the
whole mailman installation.  You would then regenerate the archives
for each list so that any links are correct in the archives.

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