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Thursday, January 11, 2007

Giganews Supports 256 Bit SSL Encryption

After introducing SSL Usenet access Giganews has recently announced an improved support for NNTP over SSL protocol: you can now establish 256 bit SSL encrypted Usenet connections to Giganews, using port 563 as well as 443. Port 563 is the default port for encrypted Usenet traffic (NNTPS protocol), while 443 is the default port for the encrypted web traffic (HTTPS). The ability to connect to your Usenet server using the latter port is a powerful feature, because if you are behind a firewall, chances are that the port 563 is closed, while port 443 is often open for HTTPS traffic.

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  • At 1:49 AM, Blogger Methe said…

    NzbNation has also just upped their retention to match giganew's move to 240 days of encryption so you can still use NZB files for giganews for files over 200 days old.

     
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  • At 5:51 PM, Blogger NZB said…

    NZBSerien.ORG will store nzb files up to 540 days old.

     
  • At 9:14 AM, Blogger Kim_Burns said…

    Nice, I wish I can also understand this topic even further. I am not a programmer, but I think this one's helpful. Thanks a lot for sharing! My professional seo guys likes this. Thanks.

     

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