[leafnode-list] missing something
bernie at innovative.iinet.net.au
Wed Jul 6 04:07:00 CEST 2005
On Wednesday 06 July 2005 09:18, Jack wrote:
> Attempting to get leafnode running, but am missing something, not sure
> what, but it has to do with telnetd. Installed telnetd, iptables,
> kmyfirewall, bind. When I attempt to run telnetd -debug I get "telnetd:
> bind: Address already in use".
I'm assuming that you've got leafnode connecting to an upstream
server and everything else is running fine; except your news reader
Install xinetd or inetd if they're not already installed. In
xinetd.d you then install a file called nntp to correspond to the
NNTP port service.
That file consists of
flags = NAMEINARGS NOLIBWRAP
socket_type = stream
protocol = tcp
wait = no
user = news
server = /usr/sbin/tcpd
server_args = /usr/local/sbin/leafnode
instances = 7
per_source = 3
on my system; but you should make sure that it points to the correct
leafnode executable on yours.
If your xinetd is already running, force it to reload its
configuration (e.g. rcxinetd reload) to make the changes take
effect. I don't know if the rcxinetd will work with your distro. If
it doesn't, find the PID of the xinetd server (perhaps it's in
/var/run/xinetd.pid) and send it a HUP signal.
leafnode has nothing to do with telnetd. Remove it unless you
*really* need it for something else. My guess is that you don't.
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