The following are the commands recognized and responses returned by the NNTP server.
ARTICLE BODY GROUP HEAD HELP IHAVE LAST LIST NEWGROUPS NEWNEWS NEXT POST QUIT SLAVE STAT
100 help text follows 199 debug output 200 server ready - posting allowed 201 server ready - no posting allowed 202 slave status noted 205 closing connection - goodbye! 211 n f l s group selected 215 list of newsgroups follows 220 n <a> article retrieved - head and body follow 221 n <a> article retrieved - head follows 222 n <a> article retrieved - body follows 223 n <a> article retrieved - request text separately 230 list of new articles by message-id follows 231 list of new newsgroups follows 235 article transferred ok 240 article posted ok 335 send article to be transferred. End with <CR-LF>.<CR-LF> 340 send article to be posted. End with <CR-LF>.<CR-LF> 400 service discontinued 411 no such news group 412 no newsgroup has been selected 420 no current article has been selected 421 no next article in this group 422 no previous article in this group 423 no such article number in this group 430 no such article found 435 article not wanted - do not send it 436 transfer failed - try again later 437 article rejected - do not try again. 440 posting not allowed 441 posting failed 500 command not recognized 501 command syntax error 502 access restriction or permission denied 503 program fault - command not performed