NNTP


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NNTP

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NNTP

(Network News Transfer Protocol) The protocol used to connect to Usenet groups on the Internet. Usenet newsreaders support the NNTP protocol. See also NTP.
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Rover NNTP proxy: Using the Rover NNTP proxy, users can read USENET news with standard news readers while disconnected and receive news updates even over very slow links.
At a high level, Figure 4 shows that a news reader such as xrn, tin, or Gnus connects to two servers: The NNTP server that holds Usenet news articles and the GroupLens server that holds ratings and generates predictions.
In addition, the product provides full domain name server (DNS) functions, SMTP mail, NNTP newsgroups, and TCP/IP management tools.
Tambien se puede especificar que tipo de servicios habran de buscarse; por ejemplo, HTTP, FTP, DNS, NNTP, POP3, SMTP, entre otros.
Mail: SMTP, NNTP, VMTP, UUCP (TCP ports 25, 119, 175, 540)
There are URIs for Internet news articles and newsgroups (the NNTP protocol), and for FTP archives, for telnet destinations, email addresses, and so on.
It is interesting to contrast this push for efficiency with uucp's profligate G protocol and the Internet's SMTP and NNTP protocols.