If you have a telnet program you can use it to connect to net.bluemoon.net to get to your shell account. If not, you can use a regular modem dialup communication program. By "regular" modem communications program we mean a program like HyperTerm in Windows (Programs->Accessories->Communications), Zterm for Macintosh, JRComm for Amiga. A regular modem communications program usually will NOT make a PPP or SLIP connection needed to use programs like Netscape or Microsoft's Internet Explorer. Many versions of windows include a Dos "telnet" command which can be used.
Those of you who use a regular dialup communications program (terminal program) will have to type "internet" at the "host:" prompt after connecting with your modem. Telnet programs for use through PPP connections can be found at our FTP site.
Trying 188.8.131.52... Connected to net.bluemoon.net. Escape character is '^]'. (net.bluemoon.net) login: yourlogin Password: Welcome to Blue Moon Internet's Shell Account Service qDialup Servers - 517-6000: V.90/K56Flex 56K For Subscription Info type 'fees', email 'info' or call 716-876-6398 Type 'help' at any command prompt for the most common commands. Visit http://help.bluemoon.net for online client configuration help Visit http://www.bluemoon.net/news.html for the latest News & Updates or type: news from the command prompt, any outages will be posted there. =##= NOTE: Please make future checks out to "Blue Moon Internet Corp" =##= -=-=- ALL USERS MUST READ THE TERMS OF SERVICE AGREEMENT! -=-=- -=- USE THE "tos" command from any system prompt -=-
When asked, type in your login name and password. You will see a prompt like the following:
Type "passwd yourlogin" (without the "" quotation marks and substitute your login name for "yourlogin")
We'll use the login name "test" in our example:
Bluemoon 1>passwd test
Changing local password for test.
You are then asked for your present password. Type it in. You won't see it echo, this is a security feature.
If the old password was entered correctly it will then ask for the new one which must be typed in identically twice in row to make sure it wasn't typoed:
Enter your new password.
Re-enter new password:
passwd: updating the database...
After the prompt has returned your password will have been changed.
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