[Mailman-Users] Trying to secure the list server web page

Bill Cole mailmanu-20190215 at billmail.scconsult.com
Fri Mar 1 23:58:35 EST 2019

On 27 Feb 2019, at 11:58, Mark Sapiro wrote:

> On 2/27/19 8:48 AM, Jeffrey Westgate wrote:
>> Confession first -- I touch this server so seldom because it just 
>> runs... and I inherited it many moon orbits ago.
>> The setting I needed was actually in the Defaults.py, and not in the 
>> mm_cfg.py. And it was http.  I did the change, pushed it out, and 
>> we're back in fine form again.
> First, never change Defaults.py. Put overrides in mm_cfg.py. See
> <https://wiki.list.org/x/4030588>.
> Also, for your original question, see all the steps at
> <https://wiki.list.org/x/17892007>.

Also note: if you do this on a machine managed by cPanel, you will need 
to redo the last step ($prefix/bin/withlist -l -r fix_url) daily after 
the nightly maintenance cron job, which reverts whatever fix_url does. 
There is an open bug at cPanel (opened last week) to fix that.

Bill Cole
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(AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses)
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