Where is the mailman config file located and how to change variables without being overwritten when cPanel updates

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Mark Fischer

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Where is the mailman config file located on cPanel?

Also, how can I update a mm_cfg variable and not have it overwritten every time cPanel updates?

I need the mailman roster to display realnames. Every time that cPanel updates I have to go in and update 3rdparty/mailman/Mailman/HTMLFormatter.py to make it work. All that I have to do is set mm_cfg.ROSTER_DISPLAY_REALNAME to 1 but every time cPanel updates it changes it back.
 
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Mark Fischer

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Hey there! Can you try editing the /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/mailman/Mailman/mm_cfg.py file directly instead of the main python file? That's the official Mailman recommendation to make those types of changes, which can be found here:

I found that config file after I posted and made the changes there. A couple of years ago, when I did the same thing, cPanel overwrote that file when it updated. Hopefully it does not do that this time.
 

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You can always try running a "/scripts/upcp --force" to force an update on the machine instead of waiting for the nightly update. I tried that on my end just now and the file does get touched during the update, but the entries I placed under the "# Put YOUR site-specific settings below this line." section were maintained.
 
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