A default virtual directory is created automatically for the
virtual server, and a control virtual directory is created for all
newsgroups. You can create a new
virtual directory for each newsgroup or you can modify the
default directory. When you modify a directory, you can change the
path to the public folder in which messages are stored, secure
access to the virtual directory, restrict access to the virtual
directory, and control content.
Right-click a virtual directory, and then click
To change the public folder in which messages are stored, click
Contents. Select Directory located on this computer,
Share located on another computer, or Custom
resource, and then type the path to the folder or to the
network directory, user name, and password.
To require that all access to the directory takes place on a
secure channel, in Properties, click Secure. To use
encryption if a certificate is installed, select Require secure
channel. If the computer running Exchange supports 128-bit
encryption, click Require 128-bit Encryption.
To allow clients to post to a newsgroup's virtual directory, in
Properties, select Allow posting if it is not already
To list this newsgroup only if the user has the same ACL
permissions as the newsgroup folder, select Restrict newsgroup
visibility. If you select this option and do not set ACL
permissions on the newsgroup folder and the user accounts, this
newsgroup will not be available to users.
To log entries every time a virtual directory is accessed,
select Log access.
To create an index of news articles, select Index news