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

Mohr James james.mohr at elaxy.com
Wed Apr 24 06:22:31 UTC 2002


>> NNTP-Porting-Host can be used to trace users who posted any 
>> article. I think
>> disabling that header is bad idea. You should probably 
>> rewrite it to be able
>> detect poster and for people outside not to see IP addreses.  
>> 
>> Maybe running local dns and/or mapping IPs to hostnames 
>> would be good idea.

The IT Manager is more concerned with saving himself time that an security
issues involved with who posted what and when. Even with the message-ID and
being able to look through news logs, he simply doesn't care. All he wants
is for us to stop bothering him.

Regards,

jimmo
PS. Jak se reckne cesky nebo slovensky "spam"?



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