mailman: 403: browser access forbidden.
kline at tao.thought.org
Mon Aug 29 18:53:00 GMT 2005
On Mon, Aug 29, 2005 at 01:14:50PM -0500, Greg Barniskis wrote:
> Tim Kellers wrote:
> >On Monday 29 August 2005 01:20 pm, Gary Kline wrote:
> >> I first set up mailman (with its web automation) last
> >> December. When I recently tried to send a test message
> >> to my list, mailman spitout the old "reset configure with
> >> daemon" gid. Which failed. Eventually I reinstalled from
> >> scratch. Now, using lynx and "www.thought.org/mainman"
> >> I'm getting:
> >> Forbidden
> >> You don't have permission to access /mailman/ on this server.
> >Does /usr/local/mailman/cgi-bin have permissions that look like this?
> ># ls -la /usr/local/mailman/cgi-bin
> >total 200
> >drwxrwsr-x 2 root mailman 512 Apr 25 14:17 .
> >drwxrwsr-x 20 mailman mailman 512 Apr 25 14:16 ..
> >-rwxr-sr-x 1 root mailman 17730 Apr 25 14:17 admin
> >-rwxr-sr-x 1 root mailman 17734 Apr 25 14:17 admindb
> Even with correct permissions, I think you get 403 if you ask for
> /mailman/ by itself, unless your Apache config allows automatic
> directory indexing, which of course it ought not on cgi-bin stuff.
> Try accessing some /mailman/<component>, e.g. /mailman/listinfo, and
> not just /mailman/ by itself.
> Greg Barniskis, Computer Systems Integrator
> South Central Library System (SCLS)
> Library Interchange Network (LINK)
> <gregb at scls.lib.wi.us>, (608) 266-6348
YES! This was the first time I've *not* tryed
"/mailman/<something>/<foo>/<bar>" but I certainly
didn't expect the 403 err.
Thanks much, both of you. One more thing that may
save me more time: Which text and html files can I
edit (carefully), to insert the instruvtions to
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