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mmsitepass - Set the Mailman site password, prompting from the terminal.

MMSITEPASS(8) System Manager's Manual MMSITEPASS(8)

NAME

mmsitepass - Set the Mailman site password, prompting from the terminal.
 

SYNOPSIS

mmsitepass [options] [password]
 

OPTIONS

-c, --listcreator
 
Set the list creator password instead of the site password. The list creator is authorized to create and remove lists, but does not have the total power of the site administrator.
 
-h, --help
 
Print a small help text and exit

SECURITY

Including the admin-password on the command line is a small security risk if you have untrusted users on the system.
 

DESCRIPTION

The site password can be used in most if not all places that the list administrator's password can be used, which in turn can be used in most places that a list users password can be used.
 

AUTHOR

Author of Mailman is the Mailman Cabal, see http://www.list.org/ for information. This manpage is written by Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen@debian.org> for Debian but may be used by others.
 

SEE ALSO

Mailman documentation on http://www.list.org/ and in /usr/share/doc/mailman.
2007-07-14 Debian Sid