[Mailman-Users] Post Server Migration: Changing host_name Insufficient

Federico Sevilla III jijo at fs3.ph
Mon Nov 12 11:56:02 CET 2007


Please ignore my email, below.

I had been searching for the answer before I sent this and could not
find one that worked, but after sending it I finally read about using
"withlist -l -r fix_url listname" in the FAQ and that works.

Sorry for the noise and thank you.


On Mon, 2007-11-12 at 18:47 +0800, Federico Sevilla III wrote:
> Hi,
> I migrated all my Mailman lists from one server to another by copying
> the contents of /var/lib/mailman/archive and /var/lib/mailman/lists.
> Mail delivery works okay, and accessing a particular site directly using
> http://new.host.name/mailman/listinfo/listname works okay, too.
> However, the DEFAULT_URL_HOST of the new server is different, and the
> original DEFAULT_URL_HOST is being abandoned. Furthermore, even if we
> use virtual hosting, all of the mailing lists were created using
>         # newsite listname
> and NOT the alternative
>         # newsite listname at virtual.host.name
> The net effect is that regardless of what host_name is:
> 1. Going to http://new.host.name/mailman/listinfo  does not list any of
> the lists there, even when advertised = 1 for the lists.
> 2. All the links in http://new.host.name/mailman/admin/listname/...
> point to http://old.host.name/mailman/admin/listname/... which is
> incorrect.
> I cannot find a way to tweak this, going through all the variables
> dumped by config_list. What can I change so that my lists will now
> forget old.host.name and use the new lists.host.name?
> Thanks.
Federico Sevilla III
F S 3 Consulting Inc.
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