[Mailman-Users] Question on hostnames....

Adam McGreggor adam-mailman at amyl.org.uk
Mon Nov 9 14:16:09 CET 2009

On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 06:52:11PM -0500, Chris Thompson wrote:
> Hey everyone!  New user of mailman here and having a little trouble figuring
> out how to change the hostname that Mailman pulls for the urls and other
> stuff.  For example, in emails from the list it references the hostname in
> the url like this:
> http://server1.example.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/testlist2  (those are
> not the real names of my server and domain.  Just edited for security
> reasons.
> I'd like to change it to where it only reads this:
> http://example.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/testlist2
> Any suggestions?  I've combed around and tried numerous things but nothing
> works.

mm_cfg.py, then run fix_urls : it's in the FAQ for the details.

TBH, I'd drop the 'cgi-bin' path-element, too.

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