Are the servers one and the same?

Discussion in 'Computer Security' started by BoaterDave, Sep 7, 2007.

  1. BoaterDave

    BoaterDave Guest

    The information on this site .............

    advises that MS newsgroups are available on MSnews, the Microsoft public
    news server. i.e.

    I'm posting now from, simply, - yet it appears to work.

    Just wondering!

    BoaterDave, Sep 7, 2007
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  2. Yes, they are the same. However, there's no guarantee that MS will keep
    Frank Saunders, MS-MVP OE/WM, Sep 7, 2007
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  3. BoaterDave

    BoaterDave Guest

    Thank you, Frank.

    Have you any idea *why* there are two separate servers? Belt and braces?
    Just historical? TIA


    BoaterDave, Sep 7, 2007
  4. Those are just server names. They resolve to the same IP addresses. Last
    time I checked (quite a while ago) there were actually four synchronized
    servers to handle the load. When they get out of synch interesting things
    Frank Saunders, MS-MVP OE/WM, Sep 8, 2007
  5. BoaterDave

    BoaterDave Guest

    Thank you for letting me know Frank. Have a great weekend!


    BoaterDave, Sep 8, 2007
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