How can I configure my Exchange Server NNTP service to pull articles older than 30 days?

A. By default, the Exchange Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) service pulls only articles that are within the past 30 days. To change the default, perform the following steps:

  1. Start regedit.exe.
  2. Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\NntpSvc\Parameters.
  3. From the Edit menu, select New, DWORD value.
  4. Enter a name of ArticleTimeLimit, and press Enter.
  5. Double-click the new value and set it to the desired time in seconds (2592000 is 30 days in seconds).
  6. Click OK.
  7. Close regedit.
  8. Use the following commands to stop, then restart the NNTP service:
    C:\> net stop nntpsvc
    C:\> net start nntpsvc
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