Tool 173: Download overview of one, or more, newsgroup messages

Description:

  This tool downloads the overview of messages in a newsgroup.
  It uses a NNTP extension named XOVER.
  The overview contains article number, subject, author, date,
  message-id, references, byte count, and line count.
  
  Parameter --newsgroup sets the newsgroup name.
  Parameters --user and --pass defines the username and password.
  Parameter --dst-ip is the address of remote host/server.
  Parameter --dst-port is the port number where to connect.
  Optional parameter --src-ip defines the local IP address to use.
  Optional parameter --src-port defines the local port number to use.
  Optional parameter --ip4opts permits to add IPv4 options encoded as
  mixed.
  Optional parameter --ip6exts permits to add IPv6 options encoded as
  mixed (first byte is the next header number).
  Optional parameters --device, --src-eth and --dst-eth permits to
  create a virtual client using fake addresses.
   

Usage:

  netwox 173 -i ip -g data -n uint32 [-N uint32] [-u data] [-a password] [-d device] [-E eth] [-e eth] [-I ip] [-P port] [-p port] [-o ip4opts] [-O ip6exts] [-T uint32]

Parameters:

parameter description example
-i|--dst-ip ip destination IP address 5.6.7.8
-g|--newsgroup data newsgroup comp.abc.def
-n|--firstartnum uint32 first article number 1
-N|--lastartnum uint32 last article number 1
-u|--user data username  
-a|--pass password password  
-d|--device device device name Eth0
-E|--src-eth eth source ethernet address 0:2:3:4:5:6
-e|--dst-eth eth destination ethernet address 0:8:9:a:b:c
-I|--src-ip ip source IP address 1.1.1.1
-P|--src-port port source port number 0
-p|--dst-port port destination port number 119
-o|--ip4opts ip4opts IPv4 options  
-O|--ip6exts ip6exts IPv6 extensions  
-T|--timeout uint32 timeout in ms 10000

Examples:

  netwox 173 -i "5.6.7.8" -g "comp.abc.def" -n "1"

  netwox 173 --dst-ip "5.6.7.8" --newsgroup "comp.abc.def" --firstartnum "1"