logging of news access

Cameron Lowe c_lowe at bigpond.com
Thu Jan 11 04:09:58 UTC 2001


TEY Chee Meng wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
>         Wonder if anyone could help with this.
> 
>         We have a small setup with around 500 users. The news reading load
> is not very heavy. One option we have is to setup our own news server and
> receive the news feed from our ISP. However, given our load, that is quite
> an overkill.
> 
>         The other option we have is to allow our users to connect directly
> to the ISP's NNTP server. However, their policy requires us to track news
> posting in case of abuse. We cannot meet that requirement if our users
> connect directly.
> 
>         Is there anyway we can setup some form of news proxying so that we
> do not need to maintain our own news spool while at the same track user
> postings ?
> 
>         Thanks for the help.
> 
> Tey Chee Meng
> Network Engineer
> SMU
You could run something like newscache or leafnode. For more info check
out www.leafnode.org or http://www.infosys.tuwien.ac.at/NewsCache/
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