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Old 03-05-2018, 20:11   #1
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All OK at lunchtime today, but now Grabit can't connect at all?
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Old 04-05-2018, 11:12   #2
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Re: Newsgroups down?

False alarm.

it's a new setting in AVAST AV, but I'm damned if I can found out which one?

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It's the NNTP scanner inside Mail Shield. Disable it and all seems OK now.
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I thought Virgin had gotten rid of their newsgroups yonks ago.
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Nope, still going. Still 30 days binary retention.
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Re: Newsgroups down?

Oooh, ideal for sonarr and radarr for keeping up with the latest releases.

What are the server details?
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30 day binary retention?
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30 day binary retention?
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