Access to the news server

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Tue Jan 14 14:12:20 PST 2003

On January 12, 2003 01:58 pm, S. Anthony Sequeira wrote:
> I didn't have to quit.  First off it was incredibly slow, and then
> $ telnet 119
> Trying
> Connected to
> Escape character is '^]'.
> 200 InterNetNews NNRP server INN 2.3.3 ready (posting
> ok).
> 503 Timeout after 10 seconds, closing connection.
> Connection closed by foreign host.
> Looks like a DNS problem to me.  I'll chase it up later.  Cheers

No it's fine. is the server's primary name (and's temporary location).

It being very slow would cause the problem. You see it times out after a while 
due to a slow connection. Try to traceroute the server and see where the 
bottleneck is. Probably a temporary problem.

Gerard Beekmans

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