Google groups lets you access the usenet groups.  Yahoo Groups has
some mainframe groups, including several Hercules and turnkey groups

On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 1:50 PM, Yaniv Rabi <yaniv.rabinov...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank's Seymour,
>
> I don't think I have a newsgroup from my ISP
>
> but I have some free newsgroups I'm using
>
> and most of them work well,
>
> if you know of any free IBM related newsgroup's
>
> I will happy to know about.
>
>
> Thank's,
>
> Yaniv R.
>
>
>
>
> On 07/03/2018 20:55, Seymour J Metz wrote:
>>
>> You can access IBM-MAIN three ways
>>
>>   1. Via the web interface
>>
>>   2. To your e-mail account
>>
>>   3. Via the news group that it is gated to. If you use a news
>>      client to post to that group, subscribers to IBM-MAIN will
>>      not see your post. Also, "listserv.ua.edu"  is not a news
>>     server; use the server provided by your ISP, if any, or sign
>>     up with an outside news server. But I advise against this
>>     route for IBM-MAIN.
>>
>> So if you're set to NOMAIL, I recommend that you either change that or use
>> the listserv web interface.
>>
>>
>> --
>> Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz
>> http://mason.gmu.edu/~smetz3
>>
>> ________________________________________
>> From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List <IBM-MAIN@listserv.ua.edu> on behalf
>> of Yaniv Rabi <yaniv.rabinov...@gmail.com>
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 12:56 PM
>> To: IBM-MAIN@listserv.ua.edu
>> Subject: Re: Having problem using LISTSERV.UA.EDU with thunderbird
>>
>> Thank's for the reply Seymour,
>>
>> I don't quite understand what You meen in IMAP4 server.
>> but I have other newsgroup that are free, listed in TB
>> and they all work except the "listserv.ua.edu" newsgroup
>> also I've registered my google account in TB and it also works
>> the only problem is with this "listserv.ua.edu" newsgroup account!
>>
>> maybe it's a problem with the configuration,
>> like port's, and security settings.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 07/03/2018 19:36, Seymour J Metz wrote:
>>>
>>> TB is an e-mail client. Configure it to use your provider's IMAP4 server.
>>> For web access, use FireFox.
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz
>>> http://mason.gmu.edu/~smetz3
>>>
>>> ________________________________________
>>> From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List <IBM-MAIN@listserv.ua.edu> on behalf
>>> of Yaniv Rabi <yaniv.rabinov...@gmail.com>
>>> Sent: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 11:56 AM
>>> To: IBM-MAIN@listserv.ua.edu
>>> Subject: Having problem using LISTSERV.UA.EDU with thunderbird
>>>
>>> Hello listserv users,
>>>
>>> I'm having a bit of problem using
>>> listserv with my mail client(thunderbird)
>>>
>>> I've registerd to the listserv server using mail confirmation,
>>> and subscribed to IBM-MAIN group, through the browser,
>>> and made a password.
>>>
>>> when I connect to the listserv server through the broswer
>>> using ID and PW it connect's ok,
>>>
>>> but when I'm using thunderbird,
>>> I can't access the "listserv.ua.edu" server.
>>> when I try to connect it writes "connection timed out".
>>>
>>> I've serched in google for the answer,
>>> but havn't found any realtive post.
>>>
>>> Any help would be appreciated,
>>>
>>> Thank's,
>>> Yaniv R.
>>>
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-- 
Mike A Schwab, Springfield IL USA
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