posting messages to freebsd-newbies new group
ceri at FreeBSD.org
Mon Feb 23 13:29:20 PST 2004
On Mon, Feb 23, 2004 at 07:35:38PM -0000, David Clarke wrote:
> I have been trying for days to configure Mozilla Thunderbird 0.5 and now
> Outlook Express as my new reader, I am able to read postings, but I cannot
> post any messages.
> When I attempt to post a message I get the following error:
> Outlook Express could not post your message. Subject 'Verifying FreeBSD ISO
> images', Account: 'news.gw.com', Server: 'news.gw.com', Protocol: NNTP,
> Server Response: '440 Sorry, you're not allowed to post.', Port: 119,
> Secure(SSL): No, Server Error: 440, Error Number: 0x800CCCA9
> I have officially requested joining the new group and confirmed my request,
> they sent me back a password, but even though I have used my email address
> with my password, nothing has changed, it still gives me the same error.
> Can you please tell me what else I need to do to be able to post messages to
> this news groups and others.
Hmm. We don't really have control over the newsgroup, as these are
essentially copies of the freebsd-newbies mailing list. I'd recommend
emailing your message to newbies at freebsd.org instead. It should
eventually turn up on the newsgroup.
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