[Mailman-Users] The requested URL /pipermail/aa/ was not found on this server

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Sat Jun 11 07:30:55 CEST 2011

On 6/10/2011 10:04 AM, Li, Jilong (MU-Student) wrote:
> Hi,
> I installed mailman on my server, but some problems appeared. Could you please help me solve these problems?
> mailman version: 2.1.13
> operating system: Red hat 4.1.2-50
> python version: 2.4.3
> gcc version: 4.1.2
> problem 1: The requested URL /pipermail/aa/ was not found on this server.
> When I click the "aa Archives<http://sysbio.rnet.missouri.edu/pipermail/aa/>", a message "The requested URL /pipermail/aa/ was not found on this server" appears. (aa is a list I created)
> I added a few lines in the file "etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf":
> Alias /pipermail/ “/var/www/cgi-bin/multicom_toolbox/mailman/archives/public/”
> <Directory “/var/www/cgi-bin/multicom_toolbox/mailman/archives/public”>
>     Options FollowSymLinks
>     AllowOverride None
>     Order allow,deny
>     Allow from all
> </Directory>
> I also set the directory "$prefix/archives/private":
> cd $prefix/archives
> chown apache private
> chmod o-x private

All the above seems correct. What does your apache error log say? Is
this a SELinux issue?

> problem 2: when I create a list, no email is sent to my mailbox, and no false message appears.

See the FAQ at <http://wiki.list.org/x/A4E9>.

> problem 3: my url is "http://$a.$b.edu/mailman" and my email address is "$name at mail.$b.edu".
> I set DEFAULT_EMAIL_HOST = '$b.edu' and DEFAULT_URL_HOST = '$a.$b.edu'

And following that do you have


> and POSTFIX_STYLE_VIRTUAL_DOMAINS = ['$b.edu', '$b.edu'].

It is redundant to list the same domain twice in


is enough.

Also see the FAQ at <http://wiki.list.org/x/mIA9>.

Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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