mail-news bidirectional gateway
rra at stanford.edu
Sat Jun 24 01:14:14 UTC 2000
ADAM Sulmicki <adam at cfar.umd.edu> writes:
> I'm trying to setup bidirectional gateway between a mailing list
> (majordomo) and a news group (inn). I have setup both of them on
> my server. I use 'mailpost' and 'news2mail' programs which come
> with inn to implement the bi-dir gateway.
> Now, the news2mail. I have something like this in 'newsfeeds' file:
> test-list-n2-gw at local-news.my.domain:eax.test:Tm:n2m!
> umlug-list-n2-gw at local-news.my.domain:um.linux:Tm:n2m!
> Where 'my.domain' is my actual domain. In 'mail2news.cf' file I have:
> umlug at news.my.domain um-linux at some.other.domain
> test at news.my.domain test at my.domain
> where again 'my.domain' is my actual domain.
> Now there are two problems:
> 1) when I post a message to newsgroup, say 'eax.test'
> it gets emailed to _both_ lists 'umlug' and 'test'.
> The email should be forwarded to 'test' list __only__,
> I have no idea why it spills over the other list.
I have no idea why this is happening, I'm afraid. :/ Did you ever manage
to solve this problem?
> 2) since there's mail2news, once the email is sent to this list it
> is forwarded back to news server for posting. According to manual
> the 'mailpost' should silently drop such dupplicate
> emails. However, it does not instead I get error emails like the
> one below:
> Subject: mailpost failure (eax.test): inews failed: Can't send article
> to the server: 441 Can't set system "X-Trace" header (Article not posted.)
news2mail wasn't stripping X-Trace (although it was stripping other
similar trace headers). Just now fixed in BETA and CURRENT.
Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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