Well, I guess you could call us a VAISP (Value Added ISP)
We don't just provided bandwidth, but also consulting. Trust me, this is all
The point is, this server only has customer info on it...we are just trying
to figure out how suck down their old news groups from the old server and
put them on the new one.
I think that we may just go with MCIS instead of the IIS 4.0 implementation.
Matt Stratton, MCP
A Microsoft Solution Provider firstname.lastname@example.org
847.882.0493 x124 (Vox)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ric Castagna [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Monday, April 13, 1998 3:09 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: IIS 4.0 Newsfeeds
> Stupid Question of the Day for you, Matt: Why isn't the
> customer running a
> server an pulling their own feed? Granted, it's still going
> to suck down your
> bandwidth, but at least you wouldn't have to waste your time
> configuring your
> software to accomodate their needs. Unless, of course, you're
> billing them for
> your time.
> When we set up a co-lo, the customer has to be running and
> administering it
> all...that's the purpose of a co-lo. All you should have to
> give them is an
> RJ-45 port, an IP address or two, bandwidth and a power outlet.
> At 01:06 PM 4/13/98 -0500, you wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Here is my question -- I have a customer who is switching
> ISP's from another
> > provider to us. The are currently running newsgroups, and
> want to "import"
> > their existing groups onto their co-located server here with us.
> > How do I set up the NNTP service in IIS 4.0 to "pull" from
> another feed? The
> > other news server is configured to allow pulls, but I
> cannot figure out how
> > to configure the "new" server to pull the feed down.
> > Any ideas?
> > ----------
> > Matt Stratton, MCP
> > Systems Integrator
> > AIS Network
> > A Microsoft Solution Provider
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