[Mailman-Users] Membership List Retrieval Issue - Permissions

Brian Luria bluria at gmail.com
Mon Sep 24 19:24:32 CEST 2007

when I put the who command in, I supplied the password to no avail.
The privacy option is restricted to list members but you're saying having
password in subject line should allow viewing of the list..correct? If so,
that doesn't seem to be working.

On 9/23/07, Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net> wrote:
> Brian Luria wrote:
> >I am the creator and administrator of all lists I've set up on a mailman
> >install and my email is listed under general options of list
> administrator
> >When I send a -request message with who in subject line, I get a bounce
> that
> >I dont have permission to get list of members.
> >This only happens with lists that I am NOT subscribed to, otherwise no
> >problem.
> The roster (via web or email 'who' command) is available to Anyone,
> List members or List admin only depending on the setting of Privacy
> Options...->Subscription rules->private_roster.
> It seems that your lists are set up with the roster restricted to
> members. If that is the case, the simple format of the email 'who'
> command is
> who <password>
> If you are the list admin and not also a list member, you can supply
> the list admin or moderator password, and in Mailman 2.1.10, this will
> have the additional benefit of showing hidden members.
> Also see
> <http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq03.060.htp>
> for a different aspect of this subject.
> Note that the email 'who' command has different syntax depending on the
> setting of private_roster. If you send a 'help' command to a list's
> -request address, you will get a description of the various requests
> with the appropriate syntax for that list.
> --
> Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
> San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

Brian J. Luria DVM, DACVIM
Florida Veterinary Specialists
3000 Busch Lake Blvd
Tampa, FL 33614
Phone: (813) 933-8944
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