[Mailman-Users] Permission Denied Error after List Migration

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Sat Aug 9 02:56:24 CEST 2014

On 08/06/2014 01:39 PM, Sascha Rissel wrote:
> Thanks, in fact I didn't think of that!
> Meanwhile I created the list on the target server anew, using "newlist"
> command.
> Afterwards I exported members and config from the old server and imported
> it into the new server's list:
>> list_members -o regular.lst -r <list name>
>> list_members -o digest.lst -d <list name>
>> config_list -o config.cfg <list name>
>> add_members -r regular.lst <list name>
>> add_members -d digest.lst <list name>
>> config_list -i config.cfg <list name>

This works, but you lose any non-default member options and member
passwords. It is easier and more complete to just move the
lists/list_name/config.pck from the old server to the new.

> Lastly I imported the archive via
>> /var/lib/mailman/bin/arch <list name>

This is good.

> Am I right, that this is also a proper way to migrate a list?

It works subject to the losses mentioned above.

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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