the old nnrp.access
rra at stanford.edu
Mon Jan 22 06:03:11 UTC 2001
Sorry about the delay in responding. This is just in case this is still a
problem and you never did receive a response.
Roger Martensson <Roger.Martensson at ite.mh.se> writes:
> You all remember the "famous" nnrp.access file? Where you could set who
> did what and where?
FWIW, the sample Perl authentication hook distributed with CURRENT
implements an nnrp.access parser except for the username/password bits, so
people who *really* want to use the old syntax could just turn on Perl
authentication and use that.
> I've read the readers.conf manual up'n down(and backwards) and just
> can't find where I tell what groups a specific user/groups can access?
The newsgroups: parameter in the access group.
> What I found was newsgroups:. That would have been nice to add my
> newsgroups wildmat to say "This is your newsgroups". But no. I've found
> out(the hard way) that it's just a combined post:/read:. Sigh.
That's exactly what you want, though, isn't it? Combined post:/read: says
what groups the user can access.
Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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