nntpd - NNTP server process
[ -C config-file
] [ -U uses
] [ -D
] [ -r
] [ -f
] [ -p ssf
is a NNTP server. It accepts commands on its standard input and
responds on its standard output. It MUST invoked by cyrmaster
those descriptors attached to a remote client connection.
reads its configuration options out of the imapd.conf
file unless specified otherwise by -C
. The optional newsprefix
option specifies a prefix to be prepended to newsgroup names to make the
corresponding IMAP mailbox names. The optional newspostuser
specifies the special userid to be used when contructing the To: header
address for following up to articles when read via IMAP. The optional
option specifies the fully qualified hostname of the upstream
news server to which articles are fed. The optional allownewnews
enables the NNTP NEWNEWS command. NOTE: For servers with a large volume of
articles, the NEWNEWS command can be expensive.
If the directory log/user
exists under the directory specified in the
configuration option, then nntpd
protocol telemetry logs for sessions authenticating as user
telemetry logs will be stored in the log/user
directory with a filename
of the nntpd
- -C config-file
- Read configuration options from config-file.
- -U uses
- The maximum number of times that the process should be used
for new connections before shutting down. The default is 250.
- -T timeout
- 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
nntpd 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).
- -p ssf
- Tell nntpd that an external layer exists. An SSF
(security strength factor) of 1 means an integrity protection layer
exists. Any higher SSF implies some form of privacy protection.