This is a discussion on Re: Running a news server on OpenVMS - VMS ; The version that I still have here is 6.1b7. We no longer run our own feed, but do provide the software as a client to read from a local ISP's feed. I can zip what I have up and make ...
The version that I still have here is 6.1b7. We no longer run our own
feed, but do provide the software as a client to read from a local ISP's
feed. I can zip what I have up and make it available to you if you
would want that.
Jim Mehlhop wrote:
> At 04:20 PM 10/19/2006 -0500, Ken Connelly wrote:
>> In the long, LONG ago days, I used to run ANU-News here. That worked
>> okay, but the VMS filesystem really isn't well-suited for news
>> because the device holding the articles will become VERY fragmented
>> VERY quickly. I was trying to run a fairly complete feed at the
>> time. If you were looking at a limited number of newsgroups, then
>> this might be more of a doable thing.
> I was looking to run a limited number of news groups. Also since I am
> running V8.2 the directory can handle more files. The fragmentation
> issue could be a pain.
> How does one go about gettting/running ANU-News
>> - ken
>> Jim Mehlhop wrote:
>>> I'd like to know how to set up my VMS box as a news server. I am
>>> running Multinet 5.1 and OpenVMS8.2 Alpha on a PWS500au with 640 meg
>>> and about 60 GB of free disk space. I could probably dedicate an
>>> 18GB disk for this.
>>> Is there any documentation for this?
>> - Ken
>> ================================================== ===============
>> Ken Connelly Associate Director, Security and Systems
>> ITS Network Services University of Northern Iowa
>> email: Ken.Connelly@uni.edu p: (319) 273-5850 f: (319) 273-7373
>> It's much more important to know what you don't know than what you do
> Jim Mehlhop
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