[Mailman-Users] Cannot approve a moderation-held post

Phil Stracchino phils at caerllewys.net
Tue May 9 20:09:21 EDT 2017

On 05/09/17 19:19, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> On 05/09/2017 03:46 PM, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>> I'm running Mailman 2.1.23 along with Postfix 3.2.0 and Apache 2.4.25.
>> I have a held message from a mailing list member who was (at the user's
>> request) placed on moderation some time ago after a Girl Scouts phone
>> app stole her address book and spammed it.  I cannot approve the
>> message. [...]
> Does Apache redirect http to https and if so is the 'action' URL on the
> admindb page an http URL? If so, see steps 2 and 3 at
> <https://wiki.list.org/x/17892007>. You also may be able to avoid this
> issue in Apache by redirecting with a '308' status instead of
> 'Permanent', but this doesn't work well with Microsoft browsers.

Aha!  I *do* redirect HTTP to HTTPS.  However, I'd already done all of
the steps in that document, as well as some other measures ... EXCEPT
the fix_url, which I did not know I needed to do.  The problem is now
solved.  Thanks!

  Phil Stracchino
  Babylon Communications
  phils at caerllewys.net
  phil at co.ordinate.org
  Landline: 603.293.8485

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