[Mailman-Users] Unable to access Mailman Web interface

Steve Matzura sm at noisynotes.com
Fri Jul 3 12:24:08 CEST 2015

On Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:39:36 -0700, you wrote:

>> After check_perms fixed all problems, I re-ran it and got this:
>> Warning: Private archive directory is other-executable (o+x).
>>          This could allow other users on your system to read private
>> archives.
>>          If you're on a shared multiuser system, you should consult
>> the installation manual on how to fix this.
>> No problems found
>> Which section should I be reading?
><http://www.list.org/mailman-install/node9.html>, but the question is
>this. Are there users who can log in to a shell or sftp or whatever who
>should not have any access to private list archives? If the answer is
>no, o+x on /path/to/mailman/archives/private is not a problem. If the
>answer is yes, set it o-x and change its owner to the web server uid. If
>you set it o-x and don't change the owner, public archive access won't work.

Understood. Since this is really a new installation (I didn't copy
archives from the old system because they're not really of any use),
$prefix/archives doesn't exist yet. I'll keep the above in mind and
implement it when list traffic commences on this installation.

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