[Mailman-Users] trouble migrating a list

Dragon dragon at crimson-dragon.com
Thu Mar 22 18:14:45 CET 2007

Peter wrote:
>I'm resending this one.  Can anyone help?
>I have migrated a list from an old installation (2.1.5) to a new machine
>(running 2.1.8).  It appears that the move was successful since I can access
>its page at:
>But it does not show up on the main admin page:
>This is the procedure I used for the move:
>cd /var/spool/mailman/lists
>cp -pr $OLD_MAILMAN/lists/<listname> .
>withlist -l -r fix_url <listname>
>cd ../archives/private
>cp -rp $OLD_MAILMAN/archives/private/<listname>.mbox/ .
>cleanarch -n < <listname>.mbox/<listname>.mbox
>cleanarch < <listname>.mbox/<listname>.mbox > tmp
>cp tmp <listname>.mbox/<listname>.mbox
>arch --wipe <listname>
>There are no errors in mailman/logs.
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If you want to see it on the main page, the list must be advertised.

Go to the list's admin page, go to Privacy Options and set advertised = yes.

That should do it.


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