3 DAYS

Unlimited Access
10 Connections
2073 Days Retention
*Encrypted SSL + 10 Additional Connections Available for Add-on
$3

1 MONTH

Unlimited Access
10 Connections
Encrypted SSL Access
2073 Days Retention
*10 Additional Connections
Available for Add-on
$14.95

3 MONTHS

Unlimited Access
10 Connections
Encrypted SSL Access
2073 Days Retention
*10 Additional Connections
Available for Add-on
$39.95
SUPPORT
Email Support
Email: support@usenetserver.com
Support requests are handled in the order in which received. Most emails are answered within a few hours. A confirmation email will be sent with a ticket ID.

Support via Live Chat
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BILLING ONLY - 1 (602) 515-0929

NNTP server address and ports:
Hostname: news.usenetserver.com
Standard ports available: 119, 20, 23, 25, 3128, 7000, 8000, 9000
SSL encrypted access information

Common Errors

1. I received a "502 Authentication Error." What does this mean?
The most common reason for this error is an incorrect username/password. Be sure to check your newsreader and make sure you have the current login credentials provided in your news client. If you recently updated your login details, it can take our system up to 30 minutes to have this information propagated across all servers.

Another reason for this error may be that your credit card expired or your account is on hold. You may want to log into your account at www.usenetserver.com to check your account status.

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2. I received a "502 Maximum connections Exceeded." error. How many connections are allowed?
Our account options are broken down into 2 categories: High Speed and High Speed Plus. We allow a maximum of 10 connections for High Speed account and a maximum of 20 connections for High Speed Plus accounts. When your newsreader tries to open too many connections to the servers, this error will result. The error usually is not too serious. Just cancel the task you are trying to start, and wait until one finishes. If you are disconnected from your ISP, or if your news reader terminates improperly, the servers may need some time to recognize that the connection is no longer active.

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3. When I try to connect my newsreader returns with the error "10060 server not found" What does this mean?
Please check the configuration of your newsreader and make sure it's configured to access news.usenetserver.com and try to connect again.

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4. When I post, why do I receive the error "440 posting failed: header not in internet syntax"?
Your posting software must use a correctly formatted email address (not necessarily a valid email address).

example ("username@domain.tld")

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5. Why did I receive a "10061 Connection Refused" error?
This error indicated that the server you are connecting to has temporarily reached its connection limit. After a brief pause you should try to connect again and our load balancing hardware will connect you to an available server.

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6. I received a "480 authentication required" error when trying to log on. What should I do?
Your newsreader software is not configured to send your username and password. All of our accounts require that you log into our servers with the correct credentials. Please check your news client's configuration to verify that you have your client using a username/password login method.

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7. I received a "423 no such article" or a "430 no such article" error when downloading. What is the problem?
If you have received this error, it means the content you are looking for does not exist. If you feel this is incorrect, please email support with the Message IDs of the content.

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8. I am experiencing slow speeds. What can I do?
To overcome slow speeds, please max out your connections to 10 and try using a different port. The following ports are available for news.usenetserver.com:
  • 119 (default)
  • 20
  • 23
  • 25
  • 3128
  • 7000
  • 8000
  • 9000

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9. How many groups do you carry, and do you have a list?
We carry over 68000 groups. We carry all the official groups that the Internet Software Consortium have created. You can search our newsgroup list using our web based search page or you can download the current group list here.

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