Transferring Messages from one News Server to Another.

Jeffrey M. Vinocur jeff at
Thu Feb 6 15:10:06 UTC 2003

On Thu, 6 Feb 2003, Nigel Telles wrote:

> I copied active file from old newsserver to new newsserver ( I was under
> the miss-apprehension the groups would automatically be generated ) 

You might wish to reset the article numbers when you do this.  If you want
to keep the article numbers, enable xrefslaving temporarily while feeding
the articles over.

> 	I have tried entering ctlinnd param c 0 and changing the
> parameter in inn.conf (artcutoff to 0 - then restarting news server )

Once the articles are rejected once due to being too old, they will be 
refused on any further attempts.  You need to reset history in order to 
try again.

Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at

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