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I'd like to setup my own NNTP (Network_News_Transfer_Protocol) server for my intranet. What free solutions do exists? Any recommendations? I'd like to have something with a GUI, if possible.

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what windows OS? What's wrong with the nntp server that's in Windows Server? –  Nick Kavadias Mar 6 '10 at 14:51
    
this question was migrated from superuser.com. i'm looking for a newsgroup server software and my windows os is currently vista. –  Chris Mar 7 '10 at 0:55
    
Is NNTP really the best technology? Not to dis something just because it's old - but might a web forum and/or an RSS feed be better suited to whatever you're trying to do? How about you tell us what you're trying to do, from a "business" or "end-state" point of view? –  mfinni May 17 '10 at 18:31
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You could try http://sourceforge.net/projects/wendzelnntpd/. Been a while since I used this but it was pretty simple setup.

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We always used DNEWS, it's wasn't free but was very cheap, and it worked well for us... http://www.netwinsite.com/dnews.htm, but it looks like they've discontinued it - it's still for download, don't know if it's now free w/o a license or not, their forum's down. You could ping them and see what the deal is.

Or you could load on a server OS and get one for free that way.

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