Supporting Messaging Clients

Advanced Security

To protect your organization's private information, you should verify the identity of newsgroup users. You can secure access to newsgroups by setting authentication options on the virtual server or by setting permissions on Windows 2000 Server accounts and directories.

NNTP servers support the following security options:

You can also control access to newsgroups by setting Windows 2000 Server permissions for the directories that contain the newsgroups. You can set permissions for an individual directory or for a set of directories. For specific instructions, see Setting Access Permissions for a Directory or File in the IIS online documentation.

Related Topics

Control Access to the Server