just as a heads-up, 1.5 was the version found to have a security hole
has the story
On 28-Jul-97 Andreas Klemm wrote:
>I'm struggeling with inn 1.5.1 on my companies FreeBSD
>Gateway machine (FreeBSD-2.2-STABLE).
>I only have experience with inn getting news via UUCP.
>This worked fine so far. But now I deceided, to get
>news faster, so our internet service provider and I
>tried to change the delivery to immediate delivery.
>At my site I added his site (news.technet.net) to
>my sites (news.wup.de) hosts.nntp file:
>## hosts.nntp - names and addresses that feed us news
>For outgoing - which is currently working well here -
>I changed the entries in the newsfeeds file from:
>My nntpsend.ctl file looks like this:
>My crontab entry checks for news and deliveres every 5 Minutes ...
>5,10,15,20,25,30,35,40,45,50,55,0 * * * * /usr/local/news/bin/nntpsend
>The only thing I want to now is, what might be the reason, that
>I don't receive any news from him ???
>What else do I have to configure, that he is allowed to send me news
>using nntpsend (Netscape news server) ???
>I see no debug/log file, that indicates an error....
>Any thoughts ???
> Andreas Klemm ///
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