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What is your server address/ports?

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The full updated list of our server addresses and ports are available in the Members Area of our website. Please login to view them.

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How many connections am I allowed?

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You are allowed: Unlimited plans: 20 connections. Pay by Download plans: 50 connections. We recommend you configure a few less than the maximum to allow for your newsreader to open threads to download headers,...

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Are headers counted towards my downloads?

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Headers are not counted towards your download allocation. This includes pay-by-download accounts. Please note that our service is for individual use only. Users using our service for commercial use or indexin...

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Can we connect from more than one IP address?

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We limit access to one IP address per account at any one time for Unlimited use accounts to discourage account sharing. If you would like to connect from more than one IP address at the same time, we recommend...

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Is there an NZB indexer?

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No, we do not provide an NZB indexer or any search functions. We only concentrate on NNTP solutions. Many newsreaders provide an in-built search function which is subscription based. Astraweb is not affiliate...

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Is Xpat news search supported?

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Unfortunately, we no longer support Xpat searching as it utilizes a large amount of resources unnecessarily. We have found that it is much better to download all headers in a group, which enables you to perform...

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