Program configuration for Forte Free Agent 2.0
Make the following adjustments to use our news server:
If you start the program for the first time after the installation on your computer, you are asked to supply some information.
Enter the name of our news server into the field "News (NNTP) Server": News.CIS.DFN.DE
Acknowledge by clicking OK.
Subsequently, you are asked whether you would like to fetch the list of newsgroups from the server. Please answer this with No.
choose Servers and Accounts / News Server and enter the name of our news server into the field "Host Name": News.CIS.DFN.DE
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.
Check "Remember Password between sessions". Please enter your username into the field "Username" and your password into "Password" from the account details you have received from us:
Quit the configuration with OK.
At the following question about extinct groups we recommend the selection "Delete extinct groups that are empty".
From the group list displayed, you can select the groups you would like to read.
To subscribe to a newsgroup, mark the group with a simple mouse-click and execute the instruction Group / Subscribe.
The subscribed group is now marked by a small window symbol left of the group name:
choosing the section "Frequently Asked Questions" and selecting the topic "Can I configure Agent for multiple users and servers?".