More than just a BBS
The Diamond Mine Online is more than just a Bulletin Board System. Check out our new experimental web interface!
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Diamond Mine Online - How To Access
The Diamond Mine Online has multiple ways you can access the system. You can choose which way suits you best depending on where you want to go and what you want to do at the Diamond Mine Online.
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You may use the following methods to access the Diamond Mine Online:Telnet (Recommended) and World Wide Web (Experimental)
TELNET ACCESS TO THE DIAMOND MINE
Telnet access is the recommened access method of connecting to the Diamond Mine Online. Telnet allows for full access to each of the features of the system.
If you want, here are some step by step instructions on how to access the Diamond Mine with Telnet.
Services Available via Telnet
Online messaging (read/send messages)
Shareware file transfers (with a ZMODEM enabled Telnet Client such as mTelnet or SyncTerm)
You can telnet to the Diamond Mine Online using the built-in Telnet program in your operating system. However, we recommend you download a Telnet Client (see below) to use all the features available to you!
Telnet now to the Diamond Mine Online, or use your Telnet Client of choice to:
Note: Windows Vista and Windows 7 may not have Telnet turned on by default. Follow these instructions and turn on the Telnet client within Vista or Win 7.
However, we recommend using a Telnet Client (see below).
What Is Telnet Anyhow?
Telnet is one of the oldest Internet protocols and used to access other computer systems across the Internet. Almost every computer system that is connected to the Internet has the capbility to Telnet to other systems. For more information, see the Wikipedia article.
RECOMMENDED TELNET CLIENTS
We recommend the use of a Telnet Client to enhance your Telnet experience.
The client we recommend is mTelnet, a freeware Telnet Client. Download this to your computer, unzip in the directory where you wish to use the software, and run the program. Read the included README.TXT file for more information.
Note: The built-in Windows Telnet Client does not support file transfers. Use either mTelnet or SyncTerm or another ZMODEM enabled Telnet Client if you wish to download shareware files from our system.
WEB ACCESS TO THE DIAMOND MINE
World Wide Web (experimental beta test) access is now available to the Diamond Mine Online. Our web address is:
Web access may not be operational at all times, and may not be available from all locations depending on your configuration.
Services Available via Web Access: Online messaging (read/send messages).
FILE TRANSFER PROTOCOL
To download shareware files, you can use either Telnet access or File Transfer Protocol (FTP).
Once registered via Telnet or Web interface, you can then use FTP to download files instead Telnet with Zmodem. But you MUST register first.
The FTP address is:
FOR MORE INFORMATION
For more information, please also visit the How To Use the Diamond Mine Online to learn how to use the features of the Diamond Mine Online such as Message Forums, Online Games and Shareware Files.