can't post without overview enabled?

Jeffrey M. Vinocur jeff at litech.org
Mon May 24 23:04:50 UTC 2004


On Mon, 24 May 2004, Anne Wilson wrote:

> The machines in my news network are basically relay machines, but each 
> one does post statistics every five minutes.  Because some of my 
> machines can't handle the load, I've tried to turn off the overview by 
> setting enableoverview to false and noreaders to true in inn.conf.  The 
> problem, however, is that now those machines can't post their statistics 
> - inews says "you do not have permission to post".  I've tried listing 
> them in incoming.conf (as per the inn.conf man page) but that doesn't 
> seem to make a difference.
> 
> Is it really the case that I can't post unless overview is enabled?

Well, "noreaders: true" is going to stop articles from being posted, 
at the very least.  I'm not sure if you can otherwise post without 
overview.

But perhaps "nnrpdposthost" would be useful for you?


-- 
Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at litech.org



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