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       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.


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

       -s servername
              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
              new articles.

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

       -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.