[Mailman-Users] Re: Retrieving moderator password

Thomas Gramstad thomas at ifi.uio.no
Thu Sep 21 19:07:29 CEST 2000

> On 2000.09.21, in <MM.969548352.15287.solva at ifi.uio.no>,
> 	"Thomas Gramstad" <thomas at ifi.uio.no> wrote:
> > 
> > I know _my_ admin password of course.  I don't know _his_.
> > 
> > Like I said, he lost his password.  If it's really true that his
> > password is the same as mine, then I guess the only problem is a
> > lack of security...
> Lists have admin passwords.  Subscriptions have subscription
> passwords.  Nobody has a user password.  If you set "your admin
> password" after he set "his", that's probably how he "lost" "his".

No, as I wrote in another posting, he lost his password from an
encrypted file on his PC when the PC crashed (he hadn't memorized
it).  In any case I haven't changed my (more or less global)
password since before he became a co-moderator.

> Mailman doesn't have the infrastructure now for associating
> passwords to specific people.  That's too bad, but it will get
> there.

                      - Thomas
Thomas Gramstad
thomas at ifi.uio.no

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