Set up and follow a regular maintenance program to ensure maximum performance from NNTP Service and NNTP virtual servers. The goal of regular maintenance is to identify and correct potential problems before they become real problems and affect your users.
The following sections explain how to maintain NNTP Service and NNTP virtual servers to ensure high performance and availability. Server performance and performance trends affect the computer running Exchange and results apply to both NNTP Service and NNTP virtual servers. Busier sites require a higher level of maintenance; the level of maintenance your NNTP virtual news server requires depends primarily on how heavily it's used.
You should perform maintenance in the following areas: