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1<sect2>
2<title>Configuring <application>Leafnode</application></title>
3
4<sect3><title>Config files</title>
5<para><filename>/etc/news/config</filename>,
6<filename>/etc/inetd.conf</filename> or
7<filename>/etc/xinetd.conf</filename></para>
8
9<para><application>Leafnode</application> may be configured to use
10<command>inetd</command> by adding an entry
11to the <filename>/etc/inetd.conf</filename> file with the following
12command:</para>
13
14<screen><userinput><command>echo "nntp stream tcp nowait news /usr/sbin/tcpd /usr/sbin/leafnode" \
15&gt;&gt; /etc/inetd.conf</command></userinput></screen>
16
17<para>Issue a <command>killall -HUP inetd</command> to reread the
18changed <filename>inetd.conf</filename> file.</para>
19
20<para>Alternatively, <application>Leafnode</application> may be configured to
21use <command>xinetd</command> by adding an entry to the <filename>
22/etc/xinetd.conf</filename> file with the following command:</para>
23
24<screen><userinput><command>cat &gt;&gt; /etc/xinetd.conf &lt;&lt; "EOF" </command>
25 service nntp
26 {
27 flags = NAMEINARGS NOLIBWRAP
28 socket_type = stream
29 protocol = tcp
30 wait = no
31 user = news
32 server = /usr/sbin/tcpd
33 server_args = /usr/sbin/leafnode
34 instances = 7
35 per_source = 3
36 }
37<command>EOF</command></userinput></screen>
38
39<para>Issue a <command>killall -HUP xinetd</command> to reread the
40changed <filename>xinetd.conf</filename> file.</para>
41
42<para>The <filename>/etc/news/config</filename> file must be
43edited to reflect the name of the upstream <acronym>NNTP</acronym>
44provider. Copy the
45example configuration file to <filename>/etc/news/config</filename>
46and save the original for reference: </para>
47
48<screen><userinput><command>cp /etc/news/config.example /etc/news/config
49</command></userinput></screen>
50
51<para>Change the
52<screen><userinput>server = </userinput></screen>
53entry to reflect your news provider.</para>
54
55<para>The <envar>NNTPSERVER</envar> environment variable must be set to
56127.0.0.1 to prevent news clients from reading news from the upstream feed,
57so add the following to <filename>/etc/profile</filename> or
58<filename>$HOME/.bash_profile</filename>:</para>
59
60<screen><userinput><command>export NNTPSERVER=127.0.0.1</command></userinput></screen>
61
62</sect3>
63
64</sect2>
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