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Re: [leafnode-list] Problems serving news to outlook express on windows2000

"David Wilson" <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Can anyone help.
> When I read my leafnode news from my linux box it's ok.
> But when I use the outlook express on my Windows 2000 machine I get the
> following error.
> 503 Unable to determine hostname by gethostbyaddr, exiting (Success)

Make sure your Win2k box knows how to resolve its IP and that your
resolver is working properly (whether you use /etc/hosts or a real DNS,
should not matter to leafnode, as long as your resolv.conf, host.conf
and nsswitch.conf are set up properly.)

Matthias Andree

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