Your password was either set by you or generated by Mailman when you
You probably got a copy of it in a
welcome message sent when you joined the list, and you may also receive a
reminder of it every month. It is used to verify your identity to Mailman
so that only the holder of the password (you!) and the administrators
can view and change your settings.
Do NOT use a valuable password for Mailman, since it can be
sent in plain text to you.