Problems with NNTP access

Bron Gondwana brong at
Wed Mar 2 03:49:57 EST 2011

On Tue, 1 Mar 2011 23:47:20 -0500
Lars Kellogg-Stedman <lars at> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I'm getting some odd errors from Cyrus trying to access mailboxes via
> NNTP, and I'm hoping you can help out.  The basic symptoms are that
> the mailboxes should up in an NNTP LIST command, but trying to select
> the via GROUP results in an a "unknown error":

Oh good - someone who actually USES NNTP!

>  215 List of newsgroups follows:
>  sample 0 1 y
>  .
>  GROUP sample
>  411 No such newsgroup (Unknown error: 0)

Can you please create a bug report at, with a copy of the config files (imapd.conf and cyrus.conf) you're using, and a summary of the traffic.

I didn't have any NNTP users to test when putting 2.4.x together, so it will be good to get this fixed.



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