[Mailman-Users] Trying again from the start -- Re: Help in understandingMailmansetup

Adam McGreggor adam-mailman at amyl.org.uk
Mon Dec 6 22:25:15 CET 2010

On Mon, Dec 06, 2010 at 03:21:53PM -0500, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> On 12/06/2010 02:59 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
>> What exact Mailman related directives do you have in this VirtualHost
>> block?

> <VirtualHost *:80>
>    ServerName mailman

change that to a FQDN (mailman.example.org).

> ScriptAlias mailman.htt-consult.com/mailman/ /usr/lib/mailman/cgi-bin/

Change that to
    ScriptAlias /mailman/   /usr/lib/mailman/cgi-bin/

> <Directory /usr/lib/mailman/cgi-bin/>
>     AllowOverride None
>     Options ExecCGI
>     Order allow,deny
>     Allow from all
> </Directory>

If you're not going to ScriptAlias (admin,admindb,confirm,create...)
&c, keep that, if you will ScriptAlias each, it's possibly superflous.

> Alias mailman.htt-consult.com/pipermail/ /var/lib/mailman/archives/public/

Alias /pipermail/ /var/lib/mailman/archives/public/

> <Directory /var/lib/mailman/archives/public>
>     Options Indexes MultiViews FollowSymLinks

Do you need Multiviews?

>     AllowOverride None
>     Order allow,deny
>     Allow from all
>     AddDefaultCharset Off
> </Directory>

>    ErrorLog  /var/hda/web-apps/mailman/logs/error_log
>       CustomLog /var/hda/web-apps/mailman/logs/access_log combined  
> </VirtualHost>

"apachectl configtest" may be your friend, here, too

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