Program configuration for Pan 0.120
Make the following adjustments to use our news server:
In the "Login (if Required)" section enter the account details for the server you have received from us. Place username and password in the according fields.
Storing your account information in the news reader's configuration is a potential security risk. If you are unsure, please refer to our FAQ at http://news.cis.dfn.de/faq.html#1.6.
It is not necessary to enter a password if your institution is a member of the institutional access scheme (Anwenderzulassung) and you are accessing the server from your institution's network.
You can leave the values in the "Settings" section on their defaults. In Expire Old Articles you can configure how long Pan should retain articles. Click OK.
To create a profile click Add in the window that has opened.
In the "Profile Information" section you can choose an arbitrary name for that profile.
In the "Required Information" section enter your real name in Full Name and your e-mail in Email Address. Select our server in Post via.
The settings in the other sections are beyond the scope of this guide.
Click Apply to save the settings and to return to the main window.
Click Execute to start the retrieval.
Now you can read and write articles via our server.