- The main handler for articles and incoming connections
On this page:
- Q & A
Manual Pages: Internal Programs - Programs used by INN, generally non-interactive.
Manual Pages: File Formats - formats of data files used
Manual Pages: Utilities - Useful utilities
INN in general - Install, setup, overview, configuration
Article Arrival - Incoming message processing
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LIBS order on Unixware:
Where do log files get written?
Compile problem under DU 4.0
DEC OSF4 and UFS
I thought I already have perl 5, but INN complains.
INN tries to build shared libraries. Can I disable that behavior?
Upgrading to INN 2.x
INN FAQ innd get a non-zero "nice'' value?
INN FAQ What's a decent syslog.conf configuration?
INN FAQ How do I set up inpaths with INN?
INN FAQ How do I configure the /usr/lib/news/moderators file?
INN FAQ How do I talk to innd from C or Perl?
INN FAQ Why is /usr/lib/news/newsgroups not found?
INN FAQ ld.so: Undefined symbol: _dbzwritethrough
INN FAQ Should I distribute control messages?
INN FAQ Cookbook example of setting up NOV ("overchan").
INN FAQ Other cron jobs.
|Information and References|
Other documentation shipped with INN 2.x
Major design issues for production stability
INN 2.0 Patches
Other documentation shipped with INN 2.3
Compiling INN 2.x on Solaris
INN 2.x items still configured with config/config.data
decnetdomain Use this value as the domain to be used for clients connecting via DECNET.
pathtmp Where INN puts temporary files
pathrun The path to files required while the server is running and run-time state
pathetc The path to the news configuration files
pathbin The path to the news binaries
patharchive Where to store archived news
peertimeout How long (in seconds) an innd(8) incoming channel may be inactive
pauseretrytime Wait for this many seconds before noticing inactive channels
nicekids Set priority of child processes of innd(8)
maxforks How many times to attempt a fork(2) before giving up
icdsynccount How many article writes between updating the active and history files
chanretrytime How many seconds to wait before a channel restarts
chaninacttime The time (in seconds) to wait between noticing inactive channels
blockbackoff Set delays after EAGAIN or EWOULDBLOCK
badiocount How many read or write failures until a channel is put to sleep or closed
doinnwatch Whether to start innwatch(8) from rc
innwatch.ctl(5) control Usenet supervision by innwatch
inn.conf(5) configuration data
Show inn.conf settings and explanations
subst(1) substitute definitions into files
installit(1) file/directory installation tool
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