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Re: Connection fails

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: Connection fails
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2009 16:24:21 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

On 18 Aug 2009 14:34:10 -0500 (Edward M. Reingold) 

EMR> The following fails
EMR>  (setq gnus-secondary-select-methods
EMR>       '((nntp ""
EMR>               (nntp-open-connection-function nntp-open-ssl-stream)
EMR>               (nntp-port-number 563)
EMR>               (nntp-address "")
EMR>               (nntp-authinfo-user "reingold")
EMR>               (nntp-authinfo-password "MyPassword"))))

EMR> with an error message

EMR>   gnus-select-newsgroup: Couldn't open server

EMR> How can I debug the problem?  I know the login/password are correct because
EMR> they work when I read the news from Thunderbird.

Looks to me like you need to test nntp-ssl-program:

nntp-ssl-program is a variable defined in `nntp.el'.
Its value is 
"openssl s_client -quiet -ssl3 -connect %s:%p"

Try it with your server and port (%s and %p) from the command line and
see what happens.


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