[Mailman-Users] List, user, and site passwords

Barry A. Warsaw barry at python.org
Fri Jan 24 21:03:05 CET 2003

>>>>> "PK" == Paul Kleeberg <paul at fpen.org> writes:

    PK> Are all the passwords used by mailman encrypted?  I am
    PK> migrating from Listproc where user and list passwords appear
    PK> in plain text so that the list and site managers could read
    PK> them.  I thought that was bad and would warn my users not to
    PK> use passwords that would cause problems if disclosed.

User passwords are kept in plaintext, otherwise we couldn't do
password reminders (some would say that'd be a good thing :).

List and site admin passwords are kept sha1 hashed (in MM2.1).


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