fetchnews - retrieve new articles from peer and feed to Cyrus
fetchnews [ -C config-file ] [ -s servername[:port] ]
[ -n ] [ -y ] [ -w wildmat ] [ -f tstampfile ]
[ -a authname [ -p password ] ] peername
Fetchnews retrieves news articles from a peer news server and feeds
them to a Cyrus server. Fetchnews connects to the peer specified by
peername, requests new articles since the time stored in tstampfile and
feeds them to servername.
Fetchnews reads its configuration options out of the imapd.conf(5) file
unless specified otherwise by -C.
Read configuration options from config-file.
Hostname of the Cyrus server (with optional port) to which
articles should be fed. Defaults to "localhost:nntp".
-n Don't use the NEWNEWS command. Fetchnews will keep track of the
high and low water marks for each group and use them to fetch
-y Use 4 instead of 2 digits for year. 2-digits are rfc977- but not
Wildmat pattern specifying which newsgroups to search for new
articles. Defaults to "*".
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.
Userid to use for authentication.
Password to use for authentication.