news server recommends
rghf at fsck.me.uk
Fri May 9 06:47:39 PDT 2003
On Fri, 9 May 2003, Rob O'Donnell wrote:
> Hi All,
> In an effort to avoid creating problems for myself, I'm asking first before
> diving in ...
> I have a requirement to set up a nntp server. Partially as a local cache,
> to provide as huge a retention time as I can afford disc space for, but
> also to give out external access to.
> requirements are basically...
> ability to fetch via NNTP from several configured news servers (ie, not
> using a push feed)
> automatically fetch groups that are used; ignore groups that are not accessed.
> (this all to reduce bandwidth requirements!)
> have script-configurable user accounts with arbitary monthly download limits.
> be secure enough to open a port through the firewall to it from the Internet
I would say try leafnode as this will do all you want as well as being
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