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Re: [K12OSN] News Server



Why not use a bulletin board that is strictly internal?  If not internal
than put it up on Binkster or some other free server? I'm like you, I don't
think that I could be comfortable bring in a news server to our district.

I remain...
Dennis Kirkland
Network/Computer Specialist
Cleveland ISD
Phone: 281.593.0155 ¤ Fax: 281.593.0186

----- Original Message -----
From: <wj bensonhs pps k12 or us>
To: <k12osn redhat com>
Sent: Monday, November 04, 2002 9:34 PM
Subject: Re: [K12OSN] News Server


> Well, I almost have the news server installed, And you are all
> welcome to access it. You do have to be inside the PPS "Fire" wall
> that is pretty painfull to get though (all be it not impossible). The
> address will be bensonhs.pps.k12.or.us and we will be closly
> monitoring the server. The point of the news server is for a specific
> class to have a common place to post assignments and what not. I dont
> really like the idea, and a mailing list is not really suited for the
> class.
>
> Thanks for the advice though.
>
> William McCloskey
> ------------
> Benson Sys Admin
> > William McCloskey wrote:
> >
> > >Where can I find the RPMS to install a newsgroup server? My
> Computer
> > >Software class is looking to setup a news group and I want to host
> it off
> > >our gateway server.
> > >
> >
> > news can be difficult..  Also, there is no way you should allow
> nntp
> > through your firewall unless you can gaurantee the
> alt.binaries.s.teen*
> > stuff will not come in.
> >
> > It is dead-easy to make a mailing list though.. and it's secure.
> Just
> > install 'mailman' of your install CDset.  The best option IMO.
> >
> > news may be a ball you can't stop rolling, and then one you can't
> control...
> >
> > If you go with a news server, do let us know how you get on, though.
> >
> >
> > /sw
> >
> >
> >
> >
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