Uploaded to vs. 6.82 now have 3 problems

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Uploaded to vs. 6.82 now have 3 problems

Postby fred95901 » Sun Jul 25, 2021 2:37 pm

First: When I download headers to a newsgroup many incomplete headers show up. The HELP site says I have a switch to hide them, BUT there is not one. Can you help me with this?

Second: When I download a header, that says complete, but it has to retry, I get an error notice almost immediately. Can this be fixed, if so can you help me?

Third: I set a reject filter to get all the spam out of headers and it worked ok for a bit but how new ones are showing up. Can you advise a new filter for me?

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Re: Uploaded to vs. 6.82 now have 3 problems

Postby Quade » Sun Jul 25, 2021 3:18 pm

1 - It's probably not there. I'm adding it back in 6.90 but it's not going to be in the next beta .

2 - Look in the logging tab. If you see "430" errors it means your server is saying it doesn't have the file anymore. You could try a different server.

3 - They probably changed their spam and you need to change your filter. Without knowing the spam or your filter, it's hard for me to help.
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Re: Uploaded to vs. 6.82 now have 3 problems

Postby fred95901 » Sun Jul 25, 2021 6:28 pm

What do I need to show you for the spam filter? I am using a code you show in a post recently. [0-9a-z]{15} It seemed to work, but now lots of more stuff is showing up.

How do I attach a NZB file to this message?
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Re: Uploaded to vs. 6.82 now have 3 problems

Postby Quade » Sun Jul 25, 2021 6:59 pm

[0-9a-z]{15}

This means "All one word, 15 characters long containing numbers from 0-9 and letters from A-Z"

You'd need to look at the spam and see if it meets that criteria. Someone posted on here last week that spammers were adding "-" which made the filter stop matching.

I don't see this spam because I set a minimum size filter of 5 megs or so which filters most of it out.

[0-9a-z\-]{15}

Would add the dash. My worry would be filtering too much.
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