I still have problems using nntpget
rra at stanford.edu
Wed Jun 21 08:30:55 UTC 2000
Russ Allbery <rra at Stanford.EDU> writes:
> Sangohn Christian <christian.sangohn at post.rwth-aachen.de> writes:
>> I´m trying to get news articles to feed my INN server with with nntpget
>> in the following shell-script:
>> su - news -c "/usr/lib/news/bin/nntpget -o news.rwth-aachen.de"
>> But all I get is the error:
>> "Can't authenticate with (null), Illegal seek"
> You don't have server set in inn.conf; you need to set it to the
> hostname of the local server (not the remote server you're pulling news
And this will now print out a more comprehensible error message.
Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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