[Mailman-Users] Authorisation for creating new list

John Poltorak jp at warpix.org
Mon Dec 12 09:27:19 CET 2005

On Mon, Dec 12, 2005 at 02:42:02AM +0100, Brad Knowles wrote:
> At 12:45 AM +0000 2005-12-12, John Poltorak wrote:
> >  I'm trying to create a new list via the admin web interface but am told
> >  that I'm not authorised. How does Mailman identify who is authorised?
> 	The password you use.  You either need to use the "list creators" 
> password, or the "site manager" password.  You should have created 
> those at the command-line with with mmsitepass when you installed 
> Mailman.  Alternatively, someone else should have created those 
> passwords when they installed Mailman, and they should have shared 
> them with you if they wanted you to be able to create new mailing 
> lists.

I installed Mailman but it was such a long time ago that I've forgotten 
the password. Is there any way to discover it?

> -- 
> Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>
> "Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
> temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
>      -- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), reply of the Pennsylvania
>      Assembly to the Governor, November 11, 1755
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