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Re: [leafnode-list] Server refuses connection
Checking things over, I found that the config file had user and group root,
so I changed that to news, but it wasn't enough.
The telnet test verified that a connection was not possible.
I did find that in /etc/xinetd.d/leafnode, the first line "disable=no" had
been displaced to the right, so I put it back, but this wasn't the answer
One thing that I had noticed but overlooked mentioning: whenever I shutdown
xinetd is not running. I tried restarting xinetd twice in succession, and
both times the response was:
Stopping xinetd: [FAILED]
Starting xinetd: [ OK ]
further, there is no xinetd listed by ps aux. So it looks as though xinetd
is stopping as soon as it starts.
Although I am using xinetd, the suggested test running "inetd -d" used to
give the right answer. Now it doesn't any more.
On Sun, 20 Jan 2002 23:01, you wrote:
> Hi Doug!
> On Sun, 20 Jan 2002 Doug Laidlaw wrote:
> > I am running version 2.0b8_ma9. I have successfully downloaded a list of
> > newsgroups, but every time I try to subscribe using Knode, I get a
> > message "The server refused the connection."
> So fetchnews is functional but the leafode daemon is not started.
> > I have checked that the leafnode and xinetd services are enabled, and the
> > NNTPSERVER variable is O.K. In xinetd, because it is an older version, I
> > have used the config file from the HTML FAQ, rather than the one
> > suggested in the README file. It worked with Version 1.9.19.
> Have you read FAQ #3?
> What does "telnet localhost nntp" say?
> What does "telnet localhost 119" say?
> Is the path to leafnode in your xinetd config file right?
> Did you restart xinetd?
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