[Mailman-Users] Error accessing admin pages, AttributeError: local_name

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue May 15 04:12:48 CEST 2012

Andrew H wrote:
>I'm using the mailman vhost branch (is this the 'best' thing to use to
>do multi-domain mailing list hosting?)

The recommended best practice for Mailman 2.1.x is to run a separate
Mailman instance per domain. The vhost branch may be the second choice

>When I enter /mailman/admin/2030 it first asks for the password, after
>that I get an error page 'Bug in Mailman version 2.1.14'
>This happens on all the lists, but it did used to work but I'm not sure
>what has happened to break it now.

What broke it is setting


in mm_cfg.py. It's definitely a bug in the vhost branch. It's fixed (I
hope) in rev. 852 of the branch. See
<http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~msapiro/mailman/vhost/revision/852> for
the fix.

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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