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Re: [leafnode-list] error: nntp/tpc Looping...

Enrico Luciano wrote:

> 	I receive this errore when a Netscape user uses the "Go Offline" option
> in his newsreacer (netscape):
> 	Jun 25 14:42:36 hornet inetd[120]: nntp/tcp server failing (looping),
> service terminated  
> What it means?

It means that a client (probably Netscape) connects frequently to the
NNTP port. The inetd assumes that this is a result of a faulty program
or an attempted attack and terminates that port.

> how can I stop this error?

Don't use Netscape. It's crap.


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