Some of innd's files

All of these are under /news
lib/active
This contains a list of newsgroups which we take. It contains the group name, the highest number we have given an atricle in this group, the lowest numbered we still have, and some flags saying if the group is moderated..
lib/control.ctl
Tells innd how to react to control messages, such as newgroups.
lib/expire.ctl
Tells expire how articles long articles should be keept for.
lib/hosts.nntp
The list of eople who feed us news, and their authorisation info. Hosts not listed here will be delt with by nnrpd.
lib/inn.conf
Organisation name, news server and the like.
lib/innlog.awk
Awk script for producing nightly logs.
lib/innshellvars
A list of pathnames and the like - produced with complingd innd - not configurable.
lib/innwatch.ctl
What innwatch should do to innd and when.
lib/newsfeeds
Who and how innd batches news for.
lib/bin/ctlinnd
For getting innd to do things for you. If you edit any user configurable files you will need to tell innd to reload them with this. Also useful for un-throtteling the server if it gets stuck, or telling innd to accept new groups.
var/history/
A list of all the articles we have seen in the last few weeks - stops us taking them twice.
var/log/
Various news logfiles.