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Re: SkyCache/Cidera replacement?
On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 07:54:09PM -0400, Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote: > Assuming I wanted to go about setting up an NNTP server, how would I go > about getting and maintaining the feeds? There's no "central" authority > AFAIK, but does anyone have any knowledge as to relative price and/or > bandwidth consumption? You get a feed mostly by knowing someone who gives it to you. Sometimes knowing somebody who knows somebody else who can give it to you also works. More hops are generally a problem. Bandwidth consumption strongly depends on what newsgroups you will be having on your newsserver. On a small local hierarchy the 9600Bd Modem might still do. For a full feed >100Mbit/s are needed. Nils