problems feeding posts to upstream newsfeed

Jeffrey M. Vinocur jeff at
Thu Nov 1 22:47:20 UTC 2001

On Thu, 1 Nov 2001, Sam Ducksworth wrote:

> The problem occurs when I run nntpsend to send the posts to our upstream
> provider. I keep getting messages about "ihave" not supported. Have any
> of you encountered this? Do I need to set my site up as "push" instead
> of "pull".

You need to do one of two things:

- get an actual feed (i.e., contact your upstream newsadmin and ask
  for one)

- use a program (such as "suck" or "news") which is designed for
  sending posts back as well (unlike pullnews which only does
  one direction...and is not very robust anyway)

Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at

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