[Mailman-Users] Recovering/resetting a list admin password

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Tue Dec 26 20:28:22 CET 2000

On Tue, 26 Dec 2000 09:08:39 -0500 
Jim Trigg <blaise at scadian.net> wrote:

> I lost the email giving me my list admin password for one list.
> The site admin claims that there is no way to either recover or
> reset that password, and that I have to recreate the list.  Is
> that true, or can he use the site admin password to get access to
> the list administrative page and reset the password that way?  It
> looks to me from the documentation that he should be able to.

They can do exactly as you suggest.  However internal security
concerns, especially those surrounding forgery and impersonation may
preculde them from doing what you ask.

J C Lawrence                                       claw at kanga.nu
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