This message is a brief description of the DNEWS V5 News Server
features and a pointer to the FAQ and binary areas.
DNEWS is a high performance NNTP News Server. It is suitable
for large and small ISP's and Corporate Intranets. DNEWS is
available for all common operating systems, is easy and quick to
and is designed to run unattended.
Database : DNEWS incorporates an advanced database specifically
designed for News, enabling DNEWS to handle full news feeds
significantly more efficiently and faster than other news
This is important as news volumes continue to grow rapidly.
It also enables DNEWS to provide significant performance
improvements particularly where resources are limited.
Dynamic Sucking Feed Option: In addition to the traditional news
feed options DNEWS provides the unique Dynamic Sucking Feed
option. The Dynamic News Feed is the ideal solution for
smaller ISP's having important advantages over
traditional full or partial news feed technologies.
The Dynamic Feed delivers enormous savings
in Network bandwidth and diskspace compared to taking a full
feed but retains for the user all the advantages of the full
Performance is significantly enhanced as the high redundancy
of the full feed is automatically eliminated. The Dynamic
Feed Software is extremely efficient.
By dynamically reflecting users changing reading habits the
server is automatically getting and maintaining only those
groups that users are actively reading. In this way the users
retain all the choice provided with a full news feed while
enormous saving in network bandwidth and diskspace are
The process is completely automatic so there is no
News Reader Efficiency: The advanced design significantly improves
news server efficiency. On similar Hardware DNEWS will
typically support 2 times as many news readers per server
with the same fast interactive response time.
Scalability: Designed for high scalability DNEWS is limited only by
your hardware constraints. Handles over 500 Gig news spools
efficiently. Can be configured with 2-10 Multiple Server
processes on single server each handling 50-200 concurrent
DNEWS can be configured to take multiple full news feeds
and up to 16 dynamic suck feeds and can efficiently send
multiple full feeds with built-in Live feed technology.
DNews advanced dfeeds module allows DNEWS to be positioned
as a news router.
Easy Installation and Management: Designed to run unattended.
DNEWS is very easy and quick to install with virtually no
Easy Installation - totally configurable without recompiling.
Low Maintenance - designed to run unattended.
Support for Multiple IHAVE Feeds
Support for Multiple Dynamic Suck Feeds
Built in Live Feeds Technology for sending full news feeds to other
servers with the efficiency of a news router.
News to Web Gateway , for putting news onto web pages , with full
text searching .
New to Mail Gateways (both ways)
PGP authentication (optional)
Flexible Access and Security options for reading and posting.
Flexible Expire Options allowing intelligently response to number of
items and available diskspace.
Advanced 'SPAM' detection and filtering mechanisms.
Email confirmation of posts.
XOVER extensions implemented in software removing the need for a
separate ' XOVER' database
Streaming extensions are built in speeding up feed throughput
DNEWS is not FREEWARE. Registration is FREE to state schools and
universities for non profit purposes.
Web page: http://netwinsite.com/
FTP Binaries ftp://netwinsite.com/dnews
Mirror Site ftp://ftp.std.com/ftp/vendors/netwin/dnews/