Need: ISP News Server(INN) Hardware Recommendations

Need: ISP News Server(INN) Hardware Recommendations

Post by Thomas A. Bon » Sun, 04 May 1997 04:00:00

Hi Folks,

        I'm looking for news server(INN) hardware configurations used by ISPs
using LINUX.
I'm looking for your experiences with various hardware configurations
with any insight
that made you select one hardware configuration over another.  Thanks!

                                Tom Bond

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1. Setting up a news server (C News or INN)


I've been trying to set up a news server on my Linux system and have
tried with both C News and INN.  The problem I'm having is that I want
to set up a daemon-based system that will only be used for posting
articles to USENET.  I will not be requiring the server to collect new

As far as I can see, the CNews and INN systems only have documentation
on setting it up with Demon Internet.  I'm not so stupid that I can't
modify the config for my own system, but I'm having a helluva time
trying to do this.  I've read the HOW-TO docs, the files on the CD in
the slack-docs directory and gone through as many different combinations
of configurations as I can and I'm still lost.  

Would any really kind/nice/guru type persons out there who can give me
the location(s) of other documentation/news servers/large steel axes
please reply to this message?  This is really urgent so a quick reply
would be great.

If you require any more info, please e-mail me at



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