Measuring reader traffic

Patrick Schreurs patricks at
Wed May 5 17:29:46 UTC 2004

On Mon, 3 May 2004 divya at wrote:

> The issue I am trying to capture is with regards to capacity planning
> and high availability. I want to understand at what point a server will
> become unusable and if it does, how do I "fail-over" to another host
> in such a way to not have to make all the users re-configure their
> newsgroup settings.

You can use a frontend nntp server, like nntpswitch
( or dreader from diablo. These
frontends can switch to a backup server when the primary
server becomes unavailable.


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