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NNTP Server Addresses

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What are the NNTP server address options? To use a server address that will geolocate you to the nearest farm, the NNTP server address options are as follows: Most users will want to use one of these two serv...

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Newsgroup List

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What newsgroups does Easynews carry? A full list of groups we carry on our NNTP servers can be found here.

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Headers and Your Easynews Usage Limit

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Do headers count as part of my usage limit? Headers do not count toward your usage limit.

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How many connections to the servers are permitted?

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How many connections to the servers are permitted? Easynews allows up to 60 concurrent connections for all memberships. There are no restrictions on the number of locations from which you connect, but you may n...

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10061 Error Using the NNTP Server

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I am getting a winsock error 10061, how do I fix this? This error usually happens because your outbound connection is being limited by either your ISP or an internal firewall/security setting. Double check you...

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503 Error When Logging Into NNTP Server

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Why am I receiving a "503 error: 61169FY" or "503 too many login attempts" error when logging into the NNTP server? This error occurs when there are several failed login attempts with an incorrect username and ...

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General Posting Guidelines

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What are some basic suggestions for people who are posting to groups on Usenet? Here are some general suggestions to becoming a good poster: You may not want to post using your real name. Once your mes...

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Unable to Post Via Easynews

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Why can't I post through Easynews? Posting is disabled by default on all Easynews accounts. This is the same for newly created accounts and accounts that have been reopened. To see if your account is eligible t...

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E-mail Server For Posting

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Why do I need an e-mail server to post? Some programs (such as Agent) will not allow you to post until an e-mail server has been configured. This is because many newsreaders double as e-mail clients. If you do...

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Posting Limit

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What is the posting limit? Easynews has no posting limit once posting is enabled.

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