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Last change on this file since 786d85c was 786d85c, checked in by Igor Živković <igor@…>, 19 years ago

updated to leafnode-1.9.43

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1<sect2>
2<title>Configuring leafnode</title>
3
4<sect3><title>Config files</title>
5<para><filename>/etc/leafnode/config</filename>,
6<filename>/etc/inetd.conf</filename> and
7<filename>/etc/xinetd.conf</filename></para>
8
9<para>leafnode may be configured to use inetd by adding a leafnode entry
10to the <filename>/etc/inetd.conf</filename> file with the following
11command:</para>
12
13<screen><userinput><command>echo "nntp stream tcp nowait news /usr/sbin/tcpd /usr/sbin/leafnode" \
14&gt;&gt; /etc/inetd.conf</command></userinput></screen>
15
16<para>Alternatively, leafnode may be configured to use xinetd by
17adding a leafnode entry to the <filename>/etc/xinetd.conf</filename>
18file with the following command:</para>
19
20<screen><userinput><command>cat &gt;&gt; /etc/xinetd.conf &lt;&lt; "EOF"
21 service nntp
22 {
23 flags = NAMEINARGS NOLIBWRAP
24 socket_type = stream
25 protocol = tcp
26 wait = no
27 user = news
28 server = /usr/sbin/tcpd
29 server_args = /usr/sbin/leafnode
30 instances = 7
31 per_source = 3
32 }
33EOF</command></userinput></screen>
34
35<para>The <filename>/etc/news/config</filename> file must be
36edited to reflect the name of the upstream <acronym>NNTP</acronym>
37provider. Copy the
38example configuration file to <filename>/etc/news/config</filename>
39and save the original for reference: </para>
40
41<screen><userinput><command>cp /etc/news/config.example /etc/news/config</command>
42</userinput></screen>
43
44<para>Change the
45<screen><userinput><command>server = </command></userinput></screen>
46entry to reflect your news provider.</para>
47
48<para>The <envar>NNTPSERVER</envar> environment variable must be set to 127.0.0.1 to
49prevent news clients from reading news from the upstream feed, add the
50following to <filename>/etc/profile</filename> or
51<filename>$HOME/.bash_profile</filename>:</para>
52
53<screen><userinput><command>export NNTPSERVER=127.0.0.1</command></userinput></screen>
54
55</sect3>
56
57</sect2>
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