mailpost failure...

Dimitris Bibikas jmb at
Tue May 9 09:29:36 UTC 2000

Russ Allbery wrote:
> Dimitris Bibikas <jmb at> writes:
> > But there still seems to be a problem. The error msg this time is: inews
> > failed: Can't get list of newsgroups, Permission denied. (Article not
> > posted.)
> Have you granted reading and posting permission to the system that's
> processing your mail messages?  You may also need to explicitly grant
> permissions to localhost.

Yes, that was my first thought too...

Both INN and sendmail run in the same host and it has the 
right R/P permission:

telnet localhost 119
Connected to localhost.
Escape character is '^]'.
200 .... InterNetNews NNRP server INN 2.3.0 (20000501 prerelease) ready
(posting ok).

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