is a NNTP server.
It accepts commands on its standard input and responds on its standard output.
It MUST invoked by
with those descriptors attached to a remote client connection.
reads its configuration options out of the
file unless specified otherwise by -C. The optional
option specifies a prefix to be prepended to newsgroup names to make
the corresponding IMAP mailbox names. The optional
option specifies the special userid to be used when contructing the To:
header address for following up to articles when read via IMAP. The
option specifies the fully qualified hostname of the upstream news
server to which articles are fed. The optional
option enables the NNTP NEWNEWS command. NOTE: For servers with a large
volume of articles, the NEWNEWS command can be expensive.
If the directory
exists under the directory specified in the
configuration option, then
will create protocol telemetry logs for sessions authenticating as
The telemetry logs will be stored in the
directory with a filename of the
Read configuration options from config-file.
The maximum number of times that the process should be used for new
connections before shutting down. The default is 250.
The number of seconds that the process will wait for a new connection
before shutting down. Note that a value of 0 (zero) will disable the
timeout. The default is 60.
Run external debugger specified in debug_command.
Serve NNTP over SSL (nntps). All data to and from
is encrypted using the Secure Sockets Layer.
Only allow NNTP reader commands. Permitted clients will only be
allowed to read/post articles.
Only allow NNTP feeder commands. Permitted clients will only be
allowed to feed articles (no reading).