[Mailman-Users] Using Mailman over SSH-Tunnel

Zbigniew Szalbot zbyszek at szalbot.homedns.org
Tue Nov 28 14:12:58 CET 2006


On Tue, 28 Nov 2006, Dark Servant wrote:

> The mailinglists works, but the admininterface gives me a headache.
> The Webserver is not accessible from the outsite, so I have to use a
> SSH-Tunnel like
> ssh -L 8080:localhost:80 me at foo.com
> Going to, for example,
> http://localhost:8080/mailman/private/mailman/listinfo/knownlist, shows me
> the listinformation for a known list - so far so good.
> But all links on this page are absolut. The don't use localhost:8080 as
> base, they all link to http://lists.foo.com/...
> This is a big problem, as lists.foo.com is not accessible - the frontend is
> not usable for me.
> Can the scripts be configured, not to use this absolute URLs?

You could probably use fix_url.py to change it. But anyway, wouldn't it be 
better for you to set up a VPN connection to that machine? I do that on a 
router level and then once I am in, I can use administrative interface on 
the LAN.


Zbigniew Szalbot

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