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Internal files and Data

- internally maintained data and processing. Overview, history, active, news.daily, et al.

On this page: - Q & A - Info - Utilities -

Related Categories

Article Storage - Message spool

Readers - Service for clients reading messages

INN daemon - The main handler for articles and incoming connections

INN in general - Install, setup, overview, configuration

Article Arrival - Incoming message processing

(There may be additional related categories here)

Questions and Answers

INN FAQ Add local newsgroups?

INN FAQ Safe way to edit the "active" file?

INN FAQ Why is /usr/lib/news/newsgroups not found?

INN FAQ How do I create all those directories in the newsspool?

Information and References

pathuniover path to unified overview files.

overviewname What file name to use for storing overview data

overviewmmap Control how nnrpd, expire, and makehistory use overview files.

extendeddbz Should overview offset be put into dbz file.

pathoverview The path to news overview files

pathdb The path to the database files used and updated by the server

INN 2.x INSTALL: Setting up the news.daily cron job

INN 2.x INSTALL: Creating the db files

INN 2.x INSTALL: 7. expire.ctl (REQUIRED)

INN 2.x INSTALL: 6. overview.ctl (required if using CNFS)

expire.ctl(5) control file for Usenet article expiration

active(5) (also active.times) the list of active news groups, article high and low numbers, other info, and when the group was created.


makehistory(8) create history file from spool

makeactive(8) create active file from spool

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