timothyk at wallnet.com
Sun Jul 26 01:12:45 UTC 2009
Tim Kellers wrote:
> Michel Talon wrote:
>> Tim Kellers said:
>>> -Has anyone set up a n INN server on freebsd, successfuly?
>> Yes, no problem. Have you read the Inn install doc in
>> This is a step by step guide to the *long* configuration.
>> Note that if you want to suck in news from another news server you also
>> need some other software, the best one being newsx (in the ports).
>> You also need to edit the "active" file to add newsgroups.
> I think my problem may be my not having other software to grab the
> news from an upstream news server. I'll take a look at newsx. The
> configuration is long for sure, but I've been through it so many times
> in the past few days that I think I'm getting better at it. :-)
> I'll report my success/failures as soon as I can get back on it.
Looks like newsx was the solution I was looking for. So far, it is
pulling the articles from my active groups from my upstream provider. I
assume from the docs I have to run rnews -U after this immense pull has
Thanks for all the help
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