[Dxspider-support] Cluster Sysop and distribution file

Dirk Koopman djk at tobit.co.uk
Thu Oct 3 14:05:43 BST 2002

This has now been fixed in CVS so that only sysops can send to the
distro SYSOP.


On Thu, 3 Oct 2002 09:28:00 +0100
"Keith Le Boutillier" <keith at gtonline.net> wrote:

> Hi All
> I wonder if there is an easy answer to this little problem
> I few days ago a local cluster user of GB7DXG sent a message to SYSOP
> he indented the message to go only to myself the sysop of GB7DXG.
> This message then went to every cluster sysop in the distribution
> list. Ive now edited my distribution list so messages sent to sysop on
> now go to me and not the rest of the cluster net sysops.
> Yesterday the 03/10/2002 i received a message from a G4 asking for
> advice and sent a reply.
> It would appear that the G4 only wanted the message to go as far as
> his local sysop but as the word sysop was in the message header it
> went to all sysops.
> User's of a standard packet bulletin board send a message to sysop it
> stops at that bulletin board and dose not go to every sysop on the
> network.
> Is there an easy way to still allow a message to be addressed to sysop
> and stop at the cluster that the user is connected to and not every
> cluster sysop.
> one way would be to change the name of the distribution file to
> something else but like myself i did not expect a message to sysop to
> go all over the place also as a new cluster sysop i was not aware that
> a sysop distribution file was installed as part of the spider
> installation.
> 73 Keith GU6EFB GB7DXG
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