Problems with NNTP access

Dave McMurtrie dave64 at
Wed Mar 2 05:13:54 EST 2011

On Mar 2, 2011, at 3:49 AM, Bron Gondwana <brong at> wrote:

> 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.

We tested it and we're running 2.4.x nntpd in production now.  I thought I had mentioned that to you, but I guess not.  Let me know if you need me to test anything for you.



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