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Re: [leafnode-list] Server refuses connection
Thanks Jeff. That is what I have, except that following the HTML FAQ, I have
called it "leafnode", not "nntp". I will see if that makes any difference.
See my laer postings. The only answer I have found to the present problem is
to get a later xinetd.
On Mon, 21 Jan 2002 04:23, you wrote:
> first off if using xinetd you should have a entry for nntp this file should
> consist of the following::
> # Leafnode nntp service
> service nntp
> socket_type = stream
> protocol = tcp
> wait = no
> user = news
> server = /usr/local/sbin/leafnode
> disable = no
> and of course server pointing to were it is install, by default it should
> be in /usr/local/sbin next check your hosts.allow and hosts.deny files you
> should have in hosts.allow leafnode: 127.0.0.1 (this is as long as you ae
> using the same box as leafnode runs on of course change it fo any ips that
> also use it, accualy in mine i dont have anything for for leafnode in
> either) and also make sure hosts.deny does not have your ip address listed
> this will give you connection refused also.
> this should do it if not please tell us your setup and anyother info that
> would be helpfull, I am also running 2.0b8_ma9
> Doug Laidlaw said:
> > 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." I have just tried with
> > tin, and got a similar result: "failed to connect ..." Tin being run
> > from a terminal, says that it is trying to connect to 127.0.0.1.
> > 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.
> > Where else should I look?
> > Doug.
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