This step-by-step article describes how to create an NNTP Virtual Server in the Internet Information Manager Snap-in running on a Windows 2000 server. Note that a member of the administrators group must follow all of the procedures.
Click Start, point to Programs, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Internet Information Manager.
In the Internet Information Services snap-in, point to New on the Action menu, and then click NNTP Virtual Server. Note that the computer name in this snap-in must be selected first. If NNTP Virtual Server is not present on the menu, NNTP will need to be installed from the Add/Remove Windows Components within the Add/Remove Programs tool in Control Panel. NNTP is a sub-component of IIS.
When the New NNTP Virtual Server Wizard starts, type the description of your server in the NNTP virtual server description box, and then click Next.
On the Select IP Address and Port Number page, select the IP address for your server, type the port number in the TCP Port this NNTP virtual server should use box, and then click Next.
On the Select Internal Files Path page, type the path to your server's internal server files in the Path box, and then click Next.
On the Select Storage Medium page, select the applicable file store, either local or remote, and then click Next.
On the Select News Content Medium Info page, type the path for your server's news content store in the Path to store news content box, and then click Finish.