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Re: [leafnode-list] Server refuses connection
Doug Laidlaw <laidlaws@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> 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?
Use xinetd's debug mode to figure what's going on. Kill off xinetd and
run xinetd -d.
Connection refusal usually hints to configuration problems with your
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." Benjamin Franklin
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