[Mailman-Users] There currently are no publicly-advertised Mailmanmailing lists

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Fri Mar 17 03:54:23 CET 2006

Travis Derouin wrote:
>I've been running a mailman list for about a year and the time has
>come to switch servers. I've started off by setting up a new mailman
>installation but have run into some problems. 1) Any list I create
>through the command line bin/newlist isn't accessible through a web
>browser (There's the No Such List error) and 2) Despite resetting the
>site password and list creator password a few times, I can't create a
>new list through a web browser.

And what's the error message for that?

>I've tried editing data/sitelist.cfg and setting advertised =1 and
>then using config_list to reset the list configuration. I've fiddled
>with the DEFAULT_EMAIL_HOST and DEFAULT_URL_HOST in mm_cfg.py and
>poked around FAQs and documentation online for a long time. I've also
>tried just tarring up the existing working mailman directory and
>moving it over to the new machine, but alas, that had the same issue.
>I tried setting up another installation on a different machine (all
>machines are Red Hat Linux, Apache 2), same problem. bin/list_lists do
>list the lists that were created from the command line. 
>VIRTUAL_HOST_OVERVIEW is still set to On in Default.py.
>I thought there might have been an issue with the hostname having a
>uppercase letter in it, while the HTTP_HOST is all lower case, but I
>recompiled using --with-mailhost and --with-urlhost to use the
>lowercase name and still had the same problem, and have changed the
>settings in mm_cfg.py and used add_virtualhost.
>Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Read this FAQ
Do not overlook the section on "Existing versus new lists"

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