Transferring Messages from one News Server to Another.

Nigel Telles ntelles at
Thu Feb 6 16:52:57 UTC 2003

Thanks for the advice but I have already tried that as I am following
INN 2.x FAQINN 2.x FAQ Section 6.4 which already mentions that setting 

Nigel Telles
ntelles at

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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