[Mailman-Users] Retrieving moderator password

Leonardo Rochael Almeida lra at insite.com.br
Wed Sep 20 22:47:02 CEST 2000

You can change the moderator password at the web interface, but the only
time it is sent out is at list creation, AFAIK

On Wed, 20 Sep 2000, Thomas Gramstad wrote:

> One of my lists has two moderators and now my co-moderator has
> forgotten his moderator password.  How can he get it back?
> First he tried the password that he can get e-mailed to him via
> the subscription page, but that's clearly a different password,
> used only for un/sub.cribing.  (How can these passwords be made
> the same -- automatically -- so that he only needs to think about
> one password?)
> Then we tried that I removed him as a moderator, and then
> reinstated him, thinking that Mailman would then send him the (or
> a new) moderator password.  No such luck.  Mailman remembered him,
> and has apparently decided that he only gets his password exactly
> once in his lifetime... unless there is some other solution...
> (I should add that my co-moderator isn't sloppy with passwords --
> he kept it in an encrypted file, but then his PC crashed and the
> file was lost.  Of course that's what happens when one uses a PC
> with Microsoft, but still...)
> Thomas Gramstad
> thomas at ifi.uio.no
> ------------------------------------------------------
> Mailman-Users maillist  -  Mailman-Users at python.org
> http://www.python.org/mailman/listinfo/mailman-users

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