inn newbie: Configuring NNTP-Posting-Host, et al.

Russ Allbery rra at
Thu Apr 18 19:17:31 UTC 2002

Mohr James <james.mohr at> writes:

> All I can find in inn.conf is addnntppostinghost, which simply turns
> this on/off if the NNTP-Posting-Host is added. However, I understand
> that some servers will ignore posts if this is not set. Therefore, we
> need/want to set it to ensure being able to post everywhere (right?).

Nope, I wouldn't worry about that.  The number of sites filtering out
articles without that header is practically zero because a lot of major
news providers don't set it.

I'd just turn the header off completely.

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