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?
The title refers to the admin web interface, but this article applies equally to other Mailman web pages such as confirm that exhibit the symptom.
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 <http://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-users/2004-April/035968.html> and another entire thread including <http://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-users/2003-February/026099.html>.
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 mm_cfg.py 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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