Moving servers

Florian Schlichting fschlich at CIS.FU-Berlin.DE
Thu Mar 3 21:34:53 UTC 2011


On Thu, Mar 03, 2011 at 09:27:01PM +0000, James "Reggie" Reilly wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 03, 2011 at 10:18:07PM +0100, Florian Schlichting wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 03, 2011 at 09:08:29PM +0000, James "Reggie" Reilly wrote:
> > > On Thu, Mar 03, 2011 at 09:58:03PM +0100, Florian Schlichting wrote:
> > > > You did make sure there's not some weird garbage in passwd.nntp, and
> > > > that the file actually exists in pathetc and is readable?
> > > 
> > > What exactly is the entry supposed to look like? Permissions are set 640 and 
> > > chowned news:news.
> > 
> > provided you run it as user news, that should be ok...
> > 
> > Florian
> 
> It is indeed. Am I correct in saying that if I'm not using a username or 
> password the entry would just be "<hostname>::"?

no, the default is all lines commented out, but if "<hostname>" doesn't
match your new server's name, that shouldn't hurt

Florian



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