Another newbie question

Russ Allbery rra at
Tue Mar 26 15:54:01 UTC 2002

Bruna Giovanni <Giovanni.Bruna at> writes:

>> my client Pc connects to the INN server: I see the the newsgroups but
>> when I try to syncronize I don't see any message.....  I don't have any
>> error in the logs...  It seems that the INN server doesn't try to get
>> the news from the microsoft server.  Everything works if I post an
>> article in the local newsgroup...

INN doesn't download news itself; it's a news server, and expects to
receive feeds from other servers.  To pull down news from a remote server,
you need to use a separate program such as suck or newsx.

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