[Mailman-Users] Re: security on an announce-only list

Jeroen Valcke jeroen.valcke at belnet.be
Mon Jun 16 21:27:25 CEST 2003

On Mon, Jun 16, 2003 at 10:25:33AM -0500, Paul H Byerly wrote:
> Jeroen Valcke wrote:
> >IMHO, the problem with the approve passwd is that anybody who knows (or
> >guesses) the approve passwd can post to the list.
>      I'm still trying to figure out how to put the password in the first 
> line and not have it show up in the post.  What I am using is "Approved: 
> password" .  Should it be something else?
>      When I do it as a header it strips it, but that option is not 
> workable for some who need to be able to get posts through.

When I put the Approved: <passwd> MailMan passes the msg and strips the
first line with the passwd.

This is on MailMan 2.1.1.


Jeroen Valcke
sst at belnet.be
jeroen.valcke at belnet.be

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