using readers.conf to force nnrpd to send 480
rra at stanford.edu
Tue Mar 8 22:56:51 UTC 2005
Todd Olson <tco2 at cornell.edu> writes:
> Is the following possible with current INN
> - assume a client has successfully obtained readonly permissions
> to my news server
> - Now they try to post
> QUESTION: Is there a way to make nnrpd return 480 rather than 440 ??
It should (which doesn't mean it *does*) do this if the user has not
already authenticated. If the user has already authenticated, then the
regular failure codes are returned. Alas, a quick perusal of the code
reveals that it doesn't do this properly in 2.4 or CURRENT. I'll fix this
in CVS (it's a straighforward fix), so at least it will be in the next
"Has not authenticated" in this context means that the user's auth block
contains an auth: key, but the user has not yet issued an AUTHINFO
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