[Mailman-Users] Config question
rclemings at gmail.com
Mon Sep 8 02:25:11 CEST 2008
If you have access to the shell (e.g. a VPS rather than shared hosting), you
can use bin/config_list to create your lists outside of cPanel and avoid all
of the "_hostname" business, which I believe is just cPanel's way to enforce
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>
> To: "Green Gold Capital" <ab3331 at sbcglobal.net>, <mailman-users at python.org
> Date: Sun, 7 Sep 2008 07:51:56 -0700
> Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Config question
> Green Gold Capital wrote:
> >I just installed mailman version 2.1.9.cp2.
> Please see <http://wiki.list.org/display/DOC/Mailman+and+CPanel>.
> >When I say "I installed", I mean that I used cpanel to do it at my web
> >I'm trying to change what I thought were some minor things, but I can't
> >to figure out how. For example, I want to change the public name of the
> >list but it says "(make case-changes only)" in general options. Well, I
> >want to do substantially more than make just case changes.
> Then you have to create a new list that has the name you want.
> >Right now it's
> >coming out as "listname_hostname",
> The _hostname part is cPanel. It is not in the list posting address,
> but it is in the web interface. There's nothing you can do about it if
> you use cPanel.
> I want something more like "Company
> >Name's special list".
> That would not be a valid list name in any case. Keep in mind that the
> list name is also the local part of its email address.
> It sounds like what you are really talking about is the list's
> 'description' - "A terse phrase identifying this list."
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