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4.45. The admin web interface is not saving my changes and may or may not ask me to re-enter my password - what is wrong?

Have you changed the URL for the list, without completely following the instructions at 4.29 Where can I change a list or the default URL used for the web interface??

Have you changed the list to secure it via HTTPS/SSL/TLS, without completely following the instructions at 4.27 Securing Mailman's web GUI by using Secure HTTP-SSL?

Otherwise, you may be accessing the site via a redirect, which is tossing away the POST changes. See also the entire thread including <> and another entire thread including <>.

See also: 4.71 Accessing the web admin interface or private archives via a framed page requires constant reauthorization (e.g., asking me to re-enter my password).;
4.69 Why aren't my settings for DEFAULT_URL_PATTERN, DEFAULT_URL_HOST and DEFAULT_EMAIL_HOST effective?;
4.65 Admin Web interface requires reauthentication (e.g., re-entering the password) at every step and doesn't save changes.

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