[Mailman-Users] Archives Permission Denied

Dennis Putnam dap1 at bellsouth.net
Wed Feb 26 09:31:15 EST 2020

On 2/25/2020 5:11 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> On 2/25/20 10:25 AM, Dennis Putnam wrote:
>> So shouldn't 'check_perms -f' have fixed that?
> check_perms is not perfect. See below for more.
>> This is a server used strictly for mailman. There are only 2 users with
>> access so I am not worried about the caveat in that article. It looks
>> like you are giving me options and I am not sure what to do now?
> Either way works, but in your case, I would ensure
> /var/lib/mailman/archives/private is group mailman and mode is 2771.
> With this setting, check_perms will say
>> Warning: Private archive directory is other-executable (o+x).
>>          This could allow other users on your system to read private archives.
>>          If you're on a shared multiuser system, you should consult the
>>          installation manual on how to fix this.
> which you can ignore. The reason I suggest this is so you don't need to
> be concerned about the owner of /var/lib/mailman/archives/private
Got it. Thanks Mark.

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