[Mailman-Users] Approving often fails and displays wrong page

Peter Shute pshute at nuw.org.au
Sun Mar 11 23:43:01 EDT 2018

It’s happening to multiple moderators on multiple devices with independent internet connections, so it sounds like we need to ask our server provider to look into it.

Peter Shute

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> On 12 Mar 2018, at 12:58 pm, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
>> On 03/11/2018 10:03 AM, Carl Zwanzig wrote:
>>> On 3/10/2018 11:58 PM, Peter Shute wrote:
>>> We’ve found recently that more often than not when we approve a message
>>> from its details view, after we click Submit, it goes to another page
>>> that’s not part of mailman. It goes to the root of our cpanel, ie same
>>> url minus the/mailman/... part, but displays the correct url in the
>>> address bar. We can reliably approve messages from the summary page.
>> Sounds sort of like a rogue load balancer, caching system, or some kind
>> of URL rewrite filter in the way.
> I agree with Carl. I have no idea what the actual issue is, but given
> that the result has something like
> http://example.com/mailman/admindb/list_example.com in the address bar
> but the content displayed is as if the browser had done a 'GET /' would
> seem to say either the browser is broken - very unlikely and easily
> confirmed by trying a different browser - or something between the
> browser and the ultimate web server is the cause.
> -- 
> 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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