[Mailman-Users] Posting filters not working/Passwords
Barry A. Warsaw
bwarsaw at cnri.reston.va.us
Thu Mar 25 06:13:29 CET 1999
I believe both of your problems will be fixed, or work-around-able in
the next beta, released RRSN. You don't say what version of Mailman
you're using, so I'll assume 1.0b9.
>>>>> "JCBJ" == John C Broman, Jr <stingray at wizard.net> writes:
JCBJ> 1) What can I do, other that fix the passwords, that will
JCBJ> allow me to set my list to "Restrict posting privilege to
JCBJ> list members"?
It seems that on some systems, using the envelope sender to check
against member addresses is broken. Using the envelope sender over
the From: field is moderately less easy to spoof, but doesn't work for
everyone. The next release will have a system-wide default
USE_ENVELOPE_SENDER that can be set to false to use the From: field
always. This ought to fix your problem (I may make this the default
for the final release).
JCBJ> 2) How can I assign passwords to already subscribed members?
JCBJ> I have no direct access to the machine that Mailman is
JCBJ> installed on.
These members actually do have passwords. The problem is that if the
user was subscribed with an address containing non-lower-case letters,
the address matching code in the password mailer was broken. This is
fixed in the next release.
My suggestion would be to upgrade to 1.0b10 when it's released.
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