[Mailman-Users] Question on version 2.1.11
brian at emwd.com
Thu Oct 23 18:40:48 CEST 2008
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Sapiro [mailto:mark at msapiro.net]
> Sent: Thursday, October 23, 2008 12:25 PM
> To: Brian Carpenter; mailman-users at python.org
> Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Question on version 2.1.11
> Brian Carpenter wrote:
> >I have a quick question. I have a client who wishes to modify the
> >for a list member that has been added manually. However he is getting
> >following message:
> >"The list administrator may not change the password for a user"
> >Evidently this worked in the previous version but not in 2.1.11.
> Quoting from the NEWS file under 2.1.10
> - There is a new mm_cfg.py/Defaults.py variable
> OWNERS_CAN_CHANGE_MEMBER_PASSWORDS which controls whether the list
> owner can change a member's password from the member's options page.
> This defaults to No and should be changed to Yes only if list owners
> are trusted to not change a member's password, log in as the member
> and make global membership changes.
> You can set
> OWNERS_CAN_CHANGE_MEMBER_PASSWORDS = Yes
> in mm_cfg.py to restore the pre 2.1.10 behavior, but you should be
> aware of the above security implication.
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