[Mailman-Users] NNTP server for "local" newsgroups ?

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Tue Dec 22 03:28:58 CET 2009

John Fitzsimons writes:

 > In another thread we were talking about Mailman to web forum 
 > options. As Mailman can manage NNTP I wondered whether anyone
 > here had come across an NNTP server for "local" (not usenet)
 > newsgroups ?

Just use any old NNTP server and block access from the outside at the

 > One that doesn't require root access and could be put on a "hosted"
 > Linux site. I have doubts that such a thing exists but if it does then
 > I thought someone here may have come across it.   :-)

Most such software has a configuration option to specify the port,
since that's a common way to test modified software.

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