[Mailman-Users] Daft question time

Martin Dennett (Gmail) md6969 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 23 16:37:16 CEST 2006

Mark Sapiro wrote:
> Martin Dennett wrote:
>> I've had mails from a number of ex-users of saying that they're told 
>> they're no longer members when they try to post (they're not!) but that 
>> they can still see the archives. Is it just a case of setting the "Is 
>> archive file source for public or private archival?" on the Archiving 
>> Options page to "private" to prevent them from seeing the mail archive?
> Yes. Setting archive to private will require anyone visiting the
> archive to go through the 'private' CGI and be authorized. The
> 'public' symlink will be removed and the 'pipermail' URL will no
> longer work.
> All links to the archive on Mailman's pages will be changed
> automatically, but if you have any saved 'pipermail' URLs to archive
> messages, they will no longer work.
Thanks Mark. Duly updated.



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