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

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Sun Jan 7 20:29:26 CET 2001

On Fri, 05 Jan 2001 15:29:26 -0500 
Jim Trigg <jtrigg at huiekin.org> wrote:

> Then may I suggest to the Mailman development team that a way to
> get the administrative password emailed to the listed
> administrators would be useful (analogous to the button on the
> user options page to email the user password to the user).

Ouch.  With the current mailman architecture hat would be difficult
to do in a way that could be easily contained within a site's
security envelope, whatever that may be.

> I find that being forced to recreate the list simply because I
> forgot a password is rather unfortunate.

You can access any list, no matter its password, using the site
password.  You do not need to recreate.

J C Lawrence                                       claw at kanga.nu
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