[Mailman-Users] not posting to newsgroup

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Fri Mar 10 00:49:03 CET 2006

Patrick Siglin wrote:

>Here is my error. I do have the username and password set in defaults.py and 
>also my preferred news server.

Your settings should be in mm_cfg.py, not Defaults.py. See

>Does the username and password go in "" 
>or '' ?

It doesn't matter unless ' or " appears in the value.

>What else do I need to check. Here is the error I get in the error log
> 441 Posting Failed (You are not allowed to post!)

Check all the settings on the list's Mail<->News gateways page
including nntp_host which is the real host - the setting of
DEFAULT_NNTP_HOST is just the default value that is put here for a new

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