list active problem

Joerg Dorchain jd at
Wed Jan 31 13:17:23 UTC 2001

On Wed, Jan 31, 2001 at 05:00:49AM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
> > I set up a new server with inn 2.3.1 and the feeding site works fine (i.e.
> > it is filling up its spool), but reading is a problem.
> > If I connect from a reader machine and issue a list active command, all I
> > get is this:
> > 215 Newsgroups in form "group high low flags".
> > .
> The machine from which you're connecting doesn't have access to read or
> post to any groups.  Check your readers.conf configuration.

Uahh, there it states: "Put defaults first."
So if a host has a matching auth clause, it is allowed to connect, but
eventually with no groups. Hm, I'm gonna get used to it ;-)

Thank you for the quick help,


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