[Mailman-Users] List creator's (authentication) password

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Thu Sep 13 16:53:34 CEST 2007

Wanjiku Maina wrote:

>Can the list creator password be null?

Yes and no. You can set the password to the null string, but the list
create script itself only accepts non-null passwords.

You could modify the Mailman/Cgi/create.py script itself to just not
require a password or to change the "List creator's (authentication)
password:" message to something like "List creator's password (enter

But is your server accessible from the internet? If so, do you really
want to allow anyone in the world to create and administer (and send
spam from) lists on your server.

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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