Changing default from address?

Jeffrey M. Vinocur jeff at
Tue Dec 9 12:54:51 UTC 2003

On Mon, 8 Dec 2003, Russ Allbery wrote:

> Daniel Henninger <daniel at> writes:
> > Some of my users are complaining that, in the older install of our news
> > server, that their address as it shows up in posts came out to be only
> > the domain (for example: whereas nowadays it shows up as
> > the full hostname (eg:  
> INN itself doesn't provide the From header; this is something that's done
> by the client.  

Yup, definitely would check the client configuration (often at 
compile-time for unix clients) first.

If you're stuck, I suppose you could force INN to "fix" those address with 
a Perl posting filter.  Not ideal, though.

Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at

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