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4.57. How do I administer the 'mailman' list (site list)?

See also 4.25 What is the purpose of the site-wide mailing list?.

I can't reach the admindb (or the admin pages) page for the 'mailman' list--
going to http://www.example.com/mailman/admindb/mailman redirects me back to

The problem is you have a redirect in your web server that is too agressive. You may have something like

 RedirectMatch /mailman[/]*$ http://www.example.com/mailman/listinfo

in your httpd.conf. This should be anchored as in

 RedirectMatch ^/mailman[/]*$ http://www.example.com/mailman/listinfo

In the mean time, you can get to the admindb pages for the mailman list by appending /x (or /anything) to the url as in


(Note that allowing such "URL roulette" may change in the future, http://sourceforge.net/support/tracker.php?aid=1879338 )

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