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Old 08-19-2004, 03:16 AM   #1
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Arrow mailman mailing list manager

I am setting up mailman mailing list manager on redhat 9.

i am configuring mailman with following link help

I am doing all step by step as recomend above link, But in the middle of above reame file some option are which i unable to understand what does it maen and how it will work , i tried some but fail
the step are :

Configure your web server to give $prefix/cgi-bin permission to
run CGI scripts. You probably need to be root to do this.

The line you should add might look something like the following
(with the real absolute directory substituted for $prefix, of

Exec /mailman/* $prefix/cgi-bin/*
ScriptAlias /mailman/ $prefix/cgi-bin/

Consult your web server's documentation for details.

any body descrieb it what does it mean and how it work, i am stucked at this point and need help
any one already using mailman please gied me the full and proper way ar ony other step by step link for setting up mailman

Old 08-19-2004, 01:05 PM   #2
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You need to add the ScriptAlias line to httpd.conf but make replace $prefix with your installation path.

Don't forget to restart apache afterwards.


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