SERVER perl filter not defined

Daniel Marsh jaleco at
Sat Mar 27 01:06:39 UTC 2004

Ok, on the server I've had/got this working on I don't have a and I don't get that error either.

Maybe I am looking at this in the wrong way, but what I want to do is
filter incoming posts from readers and modify the headers for their
post before it hit's the news server.

This is for a private news server.


Russ Allbery <rra at> writes:

> Daniel Marsh <jaleco at> writes:
> > Other than not compiling INN with --with-perl, what would/could cause
> > 'SERVER perl filter not defined' to be outputted when starting INN.
> You don't have a
> > I've got in pathfilter (which is set to pathbin/filter),
> > is owned by news, the group is news, and is mode 0644.
> That's for nnrpd, not for innd.  There are two different embedded filters,
> one for innd and one for nnrpd.
> There's nothing wrong with that message, btw.  It just means you aren't
> filtering incoming news, just running the filter on local posts.
> -- 
> Russ Allbery (rra at             <>
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