[Mailman-Users] forgot list admin password

Ken Manheimer klm at cnri.reston.va.us
Thu Dec 3 22:16:52 CET 1998

On Thu, 3 Dec 1998, Darren Henderson wrote:

> On Thu, 3 Dec 1998, Ken Manheimer wrote:
> > Mailman can't send it to you, because mailman doesn't "know" the admin
> > (or site) passwords - it only has the encrypted versions.  This is
> I was under the impression from an earlier discussion that mmsitepas could
> be used to at least set the site password at any time? Perhaps there
> should be a similar utility for the site admin to generate new passwords
> for list admins.

Actually, this is not a problem.  The site password can be used (just
about?) anywhere that a list admin or user password is called for - so
the site admin simply visits one of the list admin pages and uses the
site password to reset the list admin password.

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