Readers.conf: help needed (was: my distaste for readers.conf grows)

Bill Davidsen davidsen at tmr.com
Wed Apr 12 16:21:52 UTC 2000


On Mon, 10 Apr 2000, Aidan Cully wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 10, 2000 at 01:20:09AM, Russ Allbery said:

> > Aidan, could you check me on this?  I'm pretty sure that the following
> > will do it:
> 
> It looks like it.
> You might also be able to get away with getting rid of the
> 'default: <FAIL>' line in the 'remote' section, and not providing an
> 'access fail' block.  I think Panix took that approach...

I don't think so, you need it for the "!<FAIL>" exception, don't you?

> >     auth local {
> >         hosts: 123.45.67.0/19
> >         default: <LOCAL>
> >     }
> > 
> >     auth remote {
> >         auth: "ckpasswd -f /path/to/username/passwd/database"
> >         default: <FAIL>
> >     }
> > 
> >     access full {
> >         users: "*, !<FAIL>"
> >         newsgroups: *
> >     }
> > 
> >     access fail {
> >         users: <FAIL>
> >         newsgroups: !*
> >     }

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bill davidsen <davidsen at tmr.com>
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