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NAME cyrfetchnews - retrieve new articles from peer and feed to Cyrus

SYNOPSIS cyrfetchnews [ -C config-file ] [ -s servername[:port] ] [ -n ] [ -y ] [ -w wildmat ] [ -f tstampfile ] [ -a authname [ -p password ] ] peername

DESCRIPTION Cyrfetchnews retrieves news articles from a peer news server and feeds them to a Cyrus server. Cyrfetchnews connects to the peer specified by peername, requests new articles since the time stored in tstampfile and feeds them to servername.

Cyrfetchnews reads its configuration options out of the imapd.conf(5) file unless specified otherwise by -C.

OPTIONS -C config-file Read configuration options from config-file.

-s servername Hostname of the Cyrus server (with optional port) to which arti- cles should be fed. Defaults to "localhost:nntp".

-n Don t use the NEWNEWS command. Cyrfetchnews will keep track of the high and low water marks for each group and use them to fetch new articles.

-y Use 4 instead of 2 digits for year. 2-digits are rfc977- but not y2k-compliant.

-w wildmat Wildmat pattern specifying which newsgroups to search for new articles. Defaults to "*".

-f tstampfile File in which to read/write the timestamp of when articles were last retrieved. Defaults to "newsstamp" located in configdir as specified by the configuration options.

-a authname Userid to use for authentication.

-p password Password to use for authentication.

FILES /etc/imapd.conf

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