Don't top-post, please.

Aflatoon Aflatooni <> writes:

> What is needed in order to run nntp? How does nntp connect to other news 
> servers? Where do you define the news groups that the server would subscribe 
> to?
> Any pointers or suggested configuration?

NNTP is the protocol, not the software. 
Aflatoon Aflatooni <> writes:

> From: Lowell Gilbert <>
> To: Aflatoon Aflatooni <>;
> Sent: Thursday, October 1, 2009 10:12:56 AM
> Subject: Re: usenet configuration
> Odhiambo Washington <> writes:
>> On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 4:21 PM, Aflatoon Aflatooni 
>> <>wrote:
>>> Can someone point me to what software I need to install in order to provide
>>> a usenet service for internal users?
>> cd /usr/ports
>> make search key=usenet
> Or better yet, "nntp".

By which I meant "make search key=nntp"

> I think cnews is still the standard server software, but there are a
> bunch of alternatives that might be easier for a small installation.

So install one and look at its documentation.
Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area
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