Supporting Messaging Clients

Set Up a Master/Slave Configuration

In a master/slave configuration, the client connects to a slave server so that the user can read and post articles. For an article to be posted to a newsgroup, you must create a master feed from each slave server to the master server. The master server assigns an ID to the article. Then, you must create a slave feed from the master server to the slave server. This allows you to send the article back to the slave server with an ID, so that the article can be posted to a newsgroup.

To set up a master/slave newsfeed: