Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP)
The Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) Service is a commercial grade standards based server for hosting electronic discussion groups, NNTP provides Internet sites and services with the means to:
- Create public, read-only, moderated or private (authenticated) discussion groups.
- Provide customers with access to remote discussion groups.
- Provide secure authentication through standard Windows NT Server mechanism or encrypted clear text authentication using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).
- Provide encrypted access to newsgroups by using SSL.