This appears a common problem for newbies ;-(
I have successfully downloaded my newsgroup list from the ISP onto Ex 5.5
SP3. Selected the NG I nwish to make available. (No error msg viz. creating
public folders ... can see the public NG folders from the clients through
But there are no messages. I have looked through the tabs on NG setup in
Site Connections, it "appears" OK. I have selected to download NG msgs
2000-0400 to avoid congesting our meagre line.
There are no errors reported in the Application log pertaining to NNTP.
I have tried the archives at www.swinc, for the last few hours but they
continue to time out. I tried searching deja vu and just came across several
other lost souls like myself. www.slipstick (slapstick?) did not reveal
anything I could find.
A net search revealed lost of resources, but alas time does not permit me to
search them all.
There is a distinct possibility I am searching using the wrong terms (I
search as per the title of the post).
Any help **greatly** appreciated.
PS I know the link to the ISP NG server is OK, since I can post from my
laptop and Outlook express etc, but not through the company mail server. I
am the sys admin, in title anyway ;-), I have lots to learn to merit that