[Mailman-Users] Mailman Python Apache CGI issue

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Mon Nov 4 23:01:05 EST 2019

On 11/3/19 11:08 AM, jimwest at attglobal.net wrote:
> Confirming the subscription using the email method works fine, but the
> web page confirmation is having problems.
> For a user named "dot" joining the Skipper group, the URL is:
> http://<my-web-site>/mailman/confirm/skipper/b36adbfa6d4b9af927197b75006444262696b9a6 
> After the user clicks to subscribe to the group on the Confirm
> Subscription web page,
> the confirm.py script checks to see if the cookie was entered in the URL:

So the initial GET of the page at
works and it is only the subsequent "Subscribe to list ..." button that

If that is correct, POST data is getting lost. See the FAQ article at
<https://wiki.list.org/x/4030602> for some reasons why this happens
(most likely redirection from http to https, in which case do at least
steps 1-3 at <https://wiki.list.org/x/17892007>).

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