Quick guide to Knot at the Cable
Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Names and addresses of the servers
Primary DNS (Domain Name Server): ns.kaapeli.fi
POP-mail-server: mail.kaapeli.fi (and pop.kaapeli.fi)
IMAP-mail-server: mail.kaapeli.fi (and imap.kaapeli.fi)
SMTP-mail-server: mail.kaapeli.fi (and smtp.kaapeli.fi)
Proxy-server: www-cache.kaapeli.fi, port 80
Terminal server (ssh): pine.kaapeli.fi
valid formats of your e-mail address are
email@example.com and Name.Surname@kaapeli.fi.
If your organisation has registered an own internet-domain, you may use that in place of kaapeli.fi.
The recommended e-mail application for terminal (or ssh) sessions is pine.
Use FTP (File Transfer Protocol) to transfer files from and to katto.kaapeli.fi
The publishing directory of your organisation is
where you should substitute group with the UserID of your group.
This is what you need to type in the field Remote host initial Directory in your FTP-application.
If you have a personal account, your publishing directory is:
where you should substitute user with your userID
How to connect by modem or ISDN:
We allow PPP-connection (Point-to-Point Protocol) and the IP-number is supplied dynamically by the server.
The modem numbers are on http://www.katto.kaapeli.fi/sisalto/1077197979/index_html
- the sames numbers work for ISDN-connection;
To logout from a telnet-session, use the command "logout" or "lo".
We allow connection by ssh and ftp.
Change your password with the passwd-command (during a terminal-session) or
with the Change password -option of Eudora. Alternatively, order a new
password from firstname.lastname@example.org. Guard your password as a secret!
File permissions. By default, the files on a linux-system (like ours)
are open to all readers. Exception: the files with your e-mail,
which are closed to all except to you. File permissions can
be changed with the chmod-command.
In case you want to report a problem please, tell:
- your account (username)
- date and time of the problem or disturbance
- which programs did you use
- error messages (if you saw any)
- your opinion about the cause of the problem, if you have one