Free Usenet Newsservers with alt.binaries
Sometimes it is not possible to pay for a Usenet access. If you just want to access a binary information on Newsgroups, you can try one of these free servers. They are not very fast, don't carry all groups, have a low retention and won't last for long, but its worth a try.
A recommended free Usenet client is SABnzbd. In the configuration enter 2 or more different free accounts to increase overall speed, reliability and retention.
- You have to enable IPv6 connectivity first, which may be a little complicated. Look for tutorials here and here
Host: test.news-service.com (Service stopped November 4 2011. See www.news-service.com) Username: test Password: test Ports(s): 119 Connections: 10+ SSL: Retention: > 400 days Notes: dual stack ipv6+ipv4, not always online
Host: reader.ipv6.xsnews.nl Username: get your free account at http://www.xsnews.com/ipv6/ Password: get your free account at http://www.xsnews.com/ipv6/ Ports(s): 119 Connections: 10 SSL: Retention: > 107 days Notes:
Host: newszilla6.xs4all.nl Username: none Password: none Ports(s): 119 Connections: 4 SSL: Retention: > 18 days Notes:
Host: weathergirl-ipv6.tele2.net Username: none Password: none Ports(s): 119 Connections: 2 SSL: Retention: > 20 days Notes: