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INN FAQ Part 7

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Subject: (7.49) NNTP-Posting-Host is localhost.do.main even if host has a name

Q: When I post an article on the host innd is running then the header
``NNTP-Posting-Host'' is set to localhost.do.main instead of the real

A: Local connections often go through the loopback interface so the
ip-number is the one of the localhost ( In /etc/hosts (or
if you are running bind in that config) just add the name of your
machine e.g. change from   localhost

to   machinename localhost

[Source: INN FAQ Part 7 Archive-name: usenet/software/inn-faq/part7]
[Last Changed: $Date: 1997/09/16 01:25:57 $ $Revision: 2.25 $]
[Copyright: 1997 Heiko Rupp, portions by Tom Limoncelli, Rich Salz, et al.]

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