Note : This FAQ ( Frequently Asked Questions guide ) is only about the NewsLeecher Usenet Access service. It is not about the NewsLeecher Usenet software.
Q : Can I only use the Usenet Account in the NewsLeecher application?
A : No, you can use the Usenet access service with any preferred Usenet client software.
What is the NewsLeecher Usenet server address?
The simplest method is to connect to news.newsleecher.com
. By doing that, you will automatically connect to the server farm closest to your location.
Alternatively, you can direct your connection to a specific server farm. Either eu.newsleecher.com
for Europe, or North America at us.newsleecher.com
. ( http://www.screencast.com/t/psZEEe9aH
What is my NewsLeecher Usenet username / password ?
You can find your Usenet username and password in members area at https://www.newsleecher.com/members/
You can also change your password from within the members area.
Q : What Usenet ports can I use ?
A : The service uses standard connection ports.
Encryption SSL : Port 563. Port 80 and 81 can also be used for SSL connections.
Non-SSL : Port 119 . Other Non SSL ports are 23, 443, 3128, 7000, 8000 and 9000.
How do I enable SSL In the NewsLeecher application?
In Manager tab -> Edit server
Check "Use Encrypted Server Connections (SSL)"
Newsleecher application - See here: http://www.screencast.com/t/fGPqN3SGK