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Re: Connection fails


From: Edward M. Reingold
Subject: Re: Connection fails
Date: 10 Sep 2009 14:40:46 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.4

>>>>> "TZ" == Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:
    EMR> (setq gnus-newsrc-alist '(("nntp+news.cs.illinois.edu:cs.announce" 3
    EMR> ((1 . 904)) nil "nntp:news.cs.illinois.edu";)
    EMR> ("nntp+news.cs.illinois.edu:cs.general" 3 ((1 . 5237)) nil
    EMR> "nntp:news.cs.illinois.edu";)
    EMR> ("nntp+news.cs.illinois.edu:cs.grad.announce" 3 ((1 . 268)) nil
    EMR> "nntp:news.cs.illinois.edu";)
    EMR> ("nntp+news.cs.illinois.edu:cs.undergrad.announce" 3 ((1 . 327)) nil
    EMR> "nntp:news.cs.illinois.edu";)
    EMR> ("nntp+news.cs.illinois.edu:cs.undergrad.general" 3 ((1 . 2547)) nil
    EMR> "nntp:news.cs.illinois.edu";)
    EMR> ("nntp+news.cs.illinois.edu:research.area.theory" 3 ((1 . 33)) nil
    EMR> "nntp:news.cs.illinois.edu";)

    EMR> The Illinois server recently changed to one requiring a secure
    EMR> connection; is that "nntp" part now wrong?

    TZ> Not there, but you have to change the NNTP server's definition to deal
    TZ> with the secure connection.  The newsrc file has the logical server
    TZ> name, while the real address, port, etc. are defined elsewhere (in the
    TZ> newsrc file for external servers and in Lisp for primary/secondary
    TZ> servers).

I don't understand--exactly what do I need to do, and where?

-- 

Professor Edward M. Reingold                Email: address@hidden
Department of Computer Science              Voice: (312) 567-3309
Illinois Institute of Technology            Fax:   (312) 567-5067
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