basil at cifnet.com
Sat Sep 22 15:11:52 UTC 2001
On Sat, Sep 22, 2001 at 10:36:11AM -0400, Jeffrey M. Vinocur wrote:
> > 1. One problem remains, how would inn allow user without any login/password in
> > under `access "no-passwd"' ?
> I believe what I posted before will work except I used <anon> in one place
> and <anonymous> in the other.
I fixed this, but still get 502 error :/
> Right, if you fail authentication you get kicked off. If you don't
> attempt to authenticate at all (you may have to uncheck something in your
> client to keep it from authentacting) you may (depending on configuration)
> have access.
Yes.. I suspected something like this. This config works in theory tho.
> > 2. And another one, is there a way to allow 'admin' class to delete
> > any article in any newsgroup? I couldn't find anything in the man page for
> > readers.conf in regards to this.
> I think cancels are turned on and off globally.
~news/etc/inn.conf, not exactly something that I'm looking for..
these two obviously are not something I need.
verifycancels: from inn.conf man page: true will turn on check on all
cancel messages, to verify if the cancel is from the same person who
originally posted, using headers. But too easy to spoof..
and this one is just to log ctlinnd cancel messages via syslogd...
I just need capabilities for user/class admin to cancel out messages
of abusers, it will be a public standalone server. (not connected to any
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