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Posted on 1998-02-12
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Hi!
I have INN-1.5.1 installed

I have
ls -l /usr/lib/news/bin/rc.news
-r-xr-x---   1 news     news

I try to run it
/usr/lib/news/rc.news

I see in /var/adm/nntplog
Feb 12 13:33:18 ns inndstart: inndstart cant bind Address already in use

I try to telnet on nntp on my host
telnet ns nntp
Trying 127.0.0.1...
Connected to ns
Escape character is '^]'.
502 ns NNTP server can't talk to you.  Goodbye.
Connection closed by foreign host

Need a help
Thanks
olebu@public.lanck.ru
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alexbik earned 50 total points
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Hi,

The problem is that some other daemon is already listening to port 119, the tcp port used for NNTP. Probably it's the standard NNTP server that came with your distribution. It is started from inetd, so you should look for a line in your /etc/inetd.conf that looks like

nntp   stream  tcp     nowait  root   /usr/lib/news/etc/in.nnrpd

and put a '#' in front of it. After that, send your inetd the HUP signal:

ps ax | grep inetd (gives you the inetd PID)

followed by:

kill -HUP <inetd PID>

to make inetd re-read it's config file.

Alex
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