[Mailman-Users] Migrate a list from one server to another

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Mon Apr 27 22:36:21 CEST 2009

Edward Ned Harvey wrote:

>I'm actually building a "sandbox" machine, to test some config changes
>before attempting on the production machine.  I installed the OS and mailman
>on the new machine, configured it all up until I was able to browse the web
>server, and see the "Mailman" list ...
>And then I copied the /var/lib/mailman directory from the old server to the
>new one.  I expected to be able to browse the mail archives here, but ...
>list_lists does in fact work.  Produces a list of all the lists.
>But when I browse to listinfo, it just says "There currently are no
>publicly-advertised Mailman mailing lists"
>I¹ll poke around some more, but lots of times the answer will appear here
>before I can figure it out on my own...

The short answer is the URL you are using to access the web interface
on the "sandbox" has a different host from that in the list's

For more, see the FAQ at <http://wiki.list.org/x/lYA9>.

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