[Mailman-Users] How to manually get a list of passwordsfor allmembers to be sent to the administration
mark at msapiro.net
Mon Jan 19 21:35:45 CET 2009
Grant Taylor wrote:
>On 01/19/09 13:07, Mark Sapiro wrote:
>> The attached passwd.patch.txt file contains a patch to
>> bin/list_members to add a "passwords" option which will display the
>Hum. I take it from the fact that the patched version of
>bin/list_members can display passwords that the passwords them selves
>are stored in reversible encryption. (I'm presuming that they are
>encrypted...) I do question the feasibility of this. Though if
>security mindedness was used, what the OP is requesting would not be
It is also possible to send a password reminder, so this should not be
a surprise. And no, the member passwords are not encrypted, reversibly
or otherwise. The list admin and moderator passwords are
This will change in Mailman 3. All passwords will be encrypted.
>> Not with the web admin mass subscribe. or the existing command line
>Wouldn't it be possible to extend both the web interface and command
>line tools to be able to accept some sort of delimited string that
>includes the password, something like /etc/password is colon ":"
>delimited, or similar.
Of course. In fact the next sentence which you dropped from your quote
said "bin/add_members could be modified to accept a password."
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San Francisco Bay Area, California better use your sense - B. Dylan
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