[Mailman-Users] password problems

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Tue Dec 11 19:18:08 CET 2001

Check the mailman/locks directory and see if someone has the list held open.

To look at the encrypted password (and see if it gets changed) you can use 
the following command line:
  ~mailman/bin/dumpdb ~/mailman/lists/<listname>/config.db |grep password

Jon Carnes
On Tuesday 11 December 2001 11:32, Joshua Gould wrote:
> I have a list admin who forgot his password. In the past I'd always go
> to the list web page, enter the site password, and then change the
> password at the bottom of the general options page.
> This always worked in the past, but no longer seems to work. I enter
> two copies of the new password and click "Submit your changes". The
> page reloads and there is no error messages given.
> If I log out and log back in, the new password is not accepted. I've
> tried to change the password numerous times this way and it does not
> seem to work.
> I haven't had to reset a password since I upgraded to 2.0.8 and was
> wondering maybe if there is a bug?
>   Joshua Gould
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