[TUHS] make inn automatically accept new group control messages

Jacob Goense dugo at xs4all.nl
Wed Apr 19 19:21:10 AEST 2017


On 2017-04-19 07:10, Dave Horsfall wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Apr 2017, Warren Toomey wrote:
> 
>> > Looks like INN isn't quite as trusting as CNews, so it doesn't
>> > automatically create a group when it receives a control message.
>> > Anyone know how to make it do that, or at least email me to notify of
>> > the new group?
>> 
>> ctlinnd newgroup tuhs.tuhslist
>> 
>> I think that's what I did on my Inn system.
> 
> (Gadzooks; first time I've seen Newsgroups: for ages!)
> 
> Isn't there a config file that says something like "this user can issue
> these ctl commands for these groups"?

I have not touched INN in ages either. I'm sure you need to be in
control.ctl to configure this. It will be a while until we see
control message abuse on this August network, so you could probably
put in something like newgroup:*:*:doit for now.


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