[Mailman-Users] Admin utilities available via web?
pug at pug.net
Thu Jul 5 13:57:15 CEST 2001
Bill Bradford (mrbill at mrbill.net) said something that sounded like:
> You have to be able to edit your MTA's aliases file, and letting this
> be done via a web interface is a HUGE security risk.
Letting it happen by anyone is a HUGE security risk. So *if* we trust
anyone to do it, it's no less secure (given proper security measures) to
do it via the web or via the command line.
> Plus, you'd have to build in support for all the major MTAs.
Well, that's only sorta true. Configuration options take care of most of
> (example - with Postfix, its best to keep TWO aliases files, both referenced
> in the mail config file - one for "normal" aliases, and one for
> the Mailman lists..)
That's how I do sendmail as well. When I build the new list, I just give
the path to the correct alias file.
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