[Mailman-Users] Changing the list password (when you do not know it)

John W Baxter jwblist at olympus.net
Wed Feb 13 20:53:04 CET 2002

At 18:03 +0100 2/13/2002, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
>How can I change the list password when I forgot (actually never knew)
>it? config_list does not save it in its output file.
>Dumping the list, deleting and recreating?

It depends.  If you control the site and know the Mailman site password,
log into the list's admin pages with that password and change the list
password.  If you aren't in that position, request that service of the

If you (or the provider's people) also don't know the site password, run
the script (or have them run it) which sets the site password, then return
to the first paragraph.

John Baxter   jwblist at olympus.net      Port Ludlow, WA, USA

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