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Steve Crook steve at mixmin.net
Mon Sep 8 07:54:06 UTC 2014

On Mon, Sep 08, 2014 at 02:25:49PM +1000, Nick Edwards wrote:
> Hello,
> First of all, inn newbie alert, not a newsmaster newbie having used
> dnews for 15 years, but dnews is not ipv6 capable, nor have/will they
> release a 64bit binary and they have no intention on releasing source
> code to build same, otherwise its served us real well, but, the time
> has come to change for ipv6 use which has become mandatory due to ipv4
> exhaustion, good thing is dnews refeed option allowing us to push all
> existing articles to our new inn box, all works well with inn, in our
> dev setup, but before we change DNS and have inn the real news server
> in production, we need to sort out some hiding of headers.
> I get  "addnntppostinghost:   false"   but how do we stop all of the
> other X-trace and X-X stuff that identifies a poster?  (We use IP
> range access not some remote database if that matters)

Hi Nick,

Hopefully this answers your question:

There are two examples given.  Depending on your combination of Perl
and INN versions, you might need to tweak one of them to suit your

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