[Mailman-Users] password reminder for moderator?

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Wed Jan 11 17:36:19 CET 2012

Gerard Henry wrote:

>i'm using mailman 2.1.8. A user who acts as a moderator forgot his 
>password. As administrator, i can reset a new password for the 
>moderator, but is it possible to have a password reminder for the moderator?

No. List admin and moderator passwords are kept in an encrypted form
and the plain text password is not retrievable.

>i know that mailman just needs a password to moderate the message, and 
>don't need an email. But the email is stored in mailman, so i'm 
>wondering if there is a form somewhere to permit the moderator to reset 
>his password without admin action.

No there is not.

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

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