[Mailman-Users] Setting up SSL Virtualhost for Mailman

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Sep 11 22:19:33 EDT 2018

On 09/11/2018 06:03 PM, Sean Son wrote:
> So i got HTTPS to work on the main site, but now when I access the list
> archives, i see that they are still being accessed through HTTP and not
> So I then ran this command:
> $prefix/bin/withlist -l -a -r fix_url
> and each of the lists were listed but the word "locked" appeared by each
> one of them.. After the command finished running and I restarted Mailman as
> well as Apache, I still see that the list archives are being accessed
> through HTTP and not HTTPS.  Any ideas on how I should resolve this? What
> does "locked" mean that appeared by each list name:

'locked' is because you specified -l to lock the lists when running fix_url.

> /usr/lib/mailman/bin/withlist -l -a -r fix_url
> Importing fix_url...
> Running fix_url.fix_url()...
> Loading list list0 (locked)
> Saving list

withlist is just telling you it locked the list when loading it. This is

Running fix_url will fix the web_page_url attribute for existing lists
to use https assuming you set DEFAULT_URL_PATTERN to use https.

To fix the public archive URLs to be https, do step 4 at

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