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Title:
Orbitalfox news-server
Authors:
orbifx
Date:
Topics:
Internet
Id:
a13c4af1-6f50-411e-bddf-1fbc155d4808

Account is required, email me for one (fox @ this domain).

General settings

The common protocol settings you will have to setup on any client.

- Host: orbitalfox.eu - Port: 563 - Security: SSL/TLS - Requires authentication when connecting

Thunderbird

1. Open preferences from main menu 2. Select account settings 3. Account actions (bottom left) 4. Add Other account 5. Select "Newsgroup account" 6. Fill in your preferred contact details 7. Newsgroup server: orbitalfox.eu 8. Give whatever account name you prefer

Set up:

1. Open the new account 2. Set connection security: SSL/TLS 3. Under server settings 1. Tick: Always request authentication when connecting to server 4. Default text encoding: UTF-8

Pan

<http://pan.rebelbase.com>

- Address: orbitalfox.eu - Port: 563 - Username: [Your username] - Password: [Your password]

- Connection Limit: 4 (the default--possibly unnecessary). - Header Compression: Disable (N/A) - TLS(SSL) Settings: Use Secure SSL Connections - Select "Always trust this server's certificate"

Gnus

by Kmicu.

``` (setq gnus-select-method '(nntp "orbitalfox" ; hostname (nntp-address "orbitalfox.eu") ; adderss to the news server (nntp-port-number 563) ; port number is required (nntp-open-connection-function nntp-open-tls-stream))) ; use secure connection ```

Slrn

Insert into the .slrnrc file:

``` set realname "[YOUR NAME]" set username "[USERID]" set hostname "[@EMAILHOST.COM]" set replyto "[REPLY@EMAILHOST.COM]"

set server_object "nntp" set post_object "nntp"

nnrpaccess "snews://orbitalfox.eu" "[USERID]" "[PASSWORD]" server "snews://orbitalfox.eu" ".jnewsrc-orbit" ```

For a more expansive _slrn_ setup checkout: <https://svn.riouxsvn.com/sehnsucht_dots/slrn_howto>