Does usenet.nl support encrypted file transfer?



Yes, downloads can be made via SSL encoding. In order to activate this, please go to the "Settings" of your software. Then tick the box "Use SSL encryption for downloading" under "Download", make sure to use the correct port for SSL connections:

PowerMode (maximum download speed):

  • Newsserver: power.usenet.nl
  • Port: 119/443 for unencrypted connections or port 563 for SSL connections
  • Your user name (unf-xxxxxxxxxxx-xxx)
  • Your password

EcoMode (with up to 2,000 kbit/s):

  • Newsserver: eco.usenet.nl
  • Port: 119/443 for unencrypted connections or port 563 for SSL connections
  • Your user name (unf-xxxxxxxxxxx-xxx)
  • Your password