News server responded: Cannot open newsgroup date file.
rra at stanford.edu
Tue Nov 23 03:23:03 UTC 1999
Joe Price <n3v at home.com> writes:
> I get this sometimes when I try to access my private news server: Error!
> News server responded: Cannot open newsgroup date file.
> What causes this error?
Lack of an active.times file. The first ctlinnd newgroup will create that
file, but you should touch it to create it when installing a new server
since until then a LIST ACTIVE.TIMES will return the above error.
Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu) <URL:http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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