[Mailman-Users] Protect seeing the list of mailing lists, using htaccess, or similar?
adam-mailman at amyl.org.uk
Thu Jan 9 16:52:24 CET 2014
On Thu, Jan 09, 2014 at 04:27:57PM +0100, Peter Heitzer wrote:
> >>> On 1/7/2014 at 22:51, Mark London <mrl at psfc.mit.edu> wrote:
> > Hi - I want to hide our list of mailing lists from the public, but still
> > make the list viewable to administrators. Is this possible, i.e.
> > through an htaccess file, or perhaps some other method? Thanks.
> You could run a cronjob that generates an html page with the appropriate links, e.g.
> <a href=$mailmanbaseurl/listinfo/$listname>$listname</a>
> and store the file on the private archive directory of a special list where only the list admins
> have access to.
> If an administrator enters the url $mailmanbaseurl/mailman/private/$speciallist/$infopage
> he or she can access the info page with all lists.
> This method is rather crude, but requires no change of mailman code. Access control is via
> mailman's mechanism.
Ugh. In Apache, you can use Auth in a <Location> stanza:
I've not tried it with a LocationMatch regexp, but ^/mailman/... might
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