[Mailman-Users] admin web interface is not saving changes and asks me to re-enter password

Cornils, Karin k.cornils at cgnet.com
Wed Jul 18 02:45:08 CEST 2007

This is on a Debian 4 package installation of Mailman 2.1.9 w. Apache2.

I have tried all the FAQ suggestions in the FAQs that seem to relate to
this issue: 









All  to no avail - details below - does anyone have any other

Many thanks,

Karin C




4.71 - tried all this

http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq04.071.htp  -
4.71. Accessing the web admin interface or private archives via a framed
page requires constant reauthorization (e.g., asking me to re-enter my


It was not an IE issue - even tested with no privacy security - no


4.45 - tried all this


4.45. The admin web interface is not saving my changes and keeps asking
me to re-enter my password -- what is wrong?


4.29 - tried all this

http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq04.029.htp -
4.29. Where can I change a list or the default URL used for the web


4.27. Securing Mailman's web GUI by using Secure HTTP/SSL


I Have not changed the site to https/ssl/tls  


The following talks about a redirect - and I'm using 

ScriptAlias /mailman/ /usr/lib/cgi-bin/mailman/

with the default_url_pattern in mm_cfg.py set to match , so that doesn't
look like the issue.



[Mailman-Users] web interface not saving changes 


4.65 - tried all this

http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq04.065.htp -
4.65. Admin Web interface requires reauthentication (e.g., re-entering
the password) at every step and doesn't save changes.


It wasn't a firewall issue - opened all ports to test it and didn't make
a difference.


Don't see where I might have picked up the /etc/sysconfig/i18n file
issue - file doesn't exist on my system.



4.69 - tried all this


4.69. Why aren't my mm_cfg.py settings for DEFAULT_URL_PATTERN and

This was done.




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