Program configuration for 40tude Dialog 2.0
Make the following adjustments to use our news server:
In "Newsserver settings": You can assign a short name for the server in Descriptive name. We have chosen "NetNews".
Enter the name of our news server News.CIS.DFN.DE in Host. If you prefer both authentication and articles to be transferred over an encrypted connection, check "SSL" and make sure that "Port number" is set to 563; otherwise leave it unchanged at "119".
Enter the username and password you have received from us in the according fields. Click Next.
Storing your account information in the news reader's configuration is a potential security risk. If you are unsure, please refer to our FAQ at http://news.cis.dfn.de/faq.html#1.6.
It is not necessary to enter a password if your institution is a member of the institutional access scheme (Anwenderzulassung) and you are accessing the server from your institution's network.
In the status window in the lower part of the main menu you can see when the download is finished.
You can subscribe a group by right-clicking its name and clicking (Un)Subscribe then. You can also subscribe it by simply double-clicking the name.
When fetching headers for the first time 40tude Dialog might offer to download a limited number only. Click OK to start the transmission.
Now you can read and write articles using our server.