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Network Access Methodology (CIS)




Access through the TYMNET
network into the CompuServe
Service incurs a communications
surcharge.  The rates can be
found on Page CIS-4.  TYMNET is
a communication network provided
by TYMNET Inc.  and is available
by a local phone call from many
locations within the United
States, Puerto Rico and Canada
(through DataPac).


  1.  DIAL THE TYMNET NETWORK PHONE
NUMBER

  (Surcharges will apply.) Listen for
the continuous, high-pitched tone. 
Redial if you do not hear this tone.

  2.  CONNECT COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT
WITH TELEPHONE AND TERMINAL/
MICROCOMPUTER

  If using an acoustic coupler, properly
position the telephone handset in the
coupler.  If using a modem, connect
according to your modem's instructions.
If using a microcomputer, connect your
communications equipment and execute the
terminal emulator program.

  3.  ENTER TERMINAL IDENTIFIER

  TYMNET will cause the prompt PLEASE
TYPE YOUR TERMINAL IDENTIFIER to display
on your screen.  If you are logging on
at any other speed than 300 baud, this
message will be garbled.  Type in the
letter A. DO NOT follow your entry by
pressing the <ENTER> key.  For example:

PLEASE TYPE YOUR TERMINAL ID:  A

  4.  ENTER USER NAME

  TYMNET will next prompt you with
PLEASE LOG IN.  Enter one of the
following user names:

  CIS02,CIS03,CIS04,CPS01

followed by pressing the <ENTER> key. 
If you make a mistake entering the user
name, press the ESCAPE key and reenter
the

user name.  An example of typing in the
daytime host name is as follows:

 PLEASE LOG IN: CPS01  <ENTER>

Note:  If you are using a half duplex
terminal, enter a ^H (by pressing down
and holding the CONTROL key while
simultaneously pressing the H key), and
then type in the user name.

  5.  ENTER USER ID NUMBER

  When you receive the USER ID prompt,
respond by typing in your User ID number
and pressing the <ENTER> key.  For
example:

  User ID: 76003,5  <ENTER>

  6.  ENTER YOUR PASSWORD

  You will be prompted for your

password.  Type it in exactly or you
will receive an error message and be
asked to reenter. Press the <ENTER> key
after typing in your password.  For
example:

  Password:  BOAT*TOUCH  <ENTER>
Notice as you type in your password that
it will not print out on your screen. 
This is a

security feature for your protection.


   Telenet Network

  When Telenet is used to access
the CompuServe Service, an
additional communications
surcharge is incurred.  The
rates can be found on page
CIS-4.  Telenet is a
communications network provided
by GTE Telenet and is available
from various locations within
the contiguous United States and
Canada (through DataPac).



  1.  DIAL THE TELENET NETWORK PHONE
NUMBER

  (Surcharges will apply.) Listen for
the continuous, high-pitched tone. 
Redial if you do not hear this tone.

  2.  CONNECT COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT
WITH TELEPHONE AND
TERMINAL/MICROCOMPUTER

  If using an acoustic coupler, properly
position the telephone handset in the
coupler.  If using a modem, connect
according to your modem's instructions.
If using a microcomputer, connect your
communications equipment and execute the
terminal emulator program.

  3.  PRESS THE <ENTER> KEY TWICE

  Telenet will announce itself and will
display the terminal port address. 
Note:  If you are logging on at half
duplex, press the <ENTER> key, then the
semicolon key (;) and then the <ENTER>
key again.

  4.  ENTER TERMINAL MODEL

  Telenet will cause the prompt TERMINAL
= to be displayed on

your terminal.  Type in the response D1
followed by pressing the <ENTER> key. 
For example:

  TERMINAL = D1  <ENTER>

  5.  ENTER NETWORK ADDRESS

  Telenet will next prompt you with the
@ symbol.  Type in one of the following
codes and press the <ENTER> key.

  C 202202 <ENTER>

  C 614227 <ENTER>

For example:
 @C 202202  <ENTER>

  6.  ENTER USER ID NUMBER

  When you receive the USER ID prompt,
respond by typing in your User ID number
and pressing

the <ENTER> key.  For example:

  User ID: 76003,5  <ENTER>

  7.  ENTER YOUR PASSWORD

  You will be prompted for your
password.  Type it in exactly or you
will receive an error message and be
asked to reenter. Press the <ENTER> key
after typing in your password.  For

example:

 Password: BOAT*TOUCH  <ENTER>

Notice as you type in your password that
it will not print out on your screen. 
This is a security feature for your
protection.


  DataPac (Telenet & TYMNET)

  When DataPac is used to access
the CompuServe Service, an
additional communications
surcharge is incurred.  The
rates can be found on page
CIS-4.  DataPac is a
communications network provided
by Bell of Canada through TYMNET
or Telenet within the United
States.  DataPac is accessible
only from locations within Canada.



  1.  DIAL THE DATAPAC NETWORK PHONE
NUMBER

  (Surcharges will apply.) Listen for
the continuous, high-pitched tone. 
Redial if you do not hear this tone.

  2.  CONNECT COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT
WITH TELEPHONE AND

TERMINAL/MICROCOMPUTER

  If using an acoustic coupler, properly
position the telephone handset in the
coupler.  If using a modem, connect
according to your modem's instructions.
If using a microcomputer, connect your
communications equipment and execute the
terminal emulator program.

  3.  ENTER SERVICE REQUEST SIGNAL

  Enter the appropriate service request
signal so DataPac will know what baud
rate you are using.  You do this by
entering one period (.) for 300 baud or
two periods (..) for 1200 baud followed
by pressing the <ENTER> key.  These
periods will NOT print out as you enter
them.

DataPac will display a message on your
screen similar to --DataPac:  9999 9999
-- where the numbers indicate the port
address.  DataPac now awaits your next
entry.

  4.  ENTER CALL REQUEST

  Indicate that you want to connect into
TYMNET or Telenet once your connection
reaches the

United States (where the CompuServe
Service is located). Enter one of the
following request codes and press the
<ENTER> key.  The code will NOT print
out as you enter it.

    TYMNET CALL REQUESTS

     P 1 3106,CIS02  <ENTER>
     P 1 3106,CIS03  <ENTER>
     P 1 3106,CIS04  <ENTER>

     P 1 3106,CPS01  <ENTER>

     TELENET CALL REQUESTS

      1311020200202  <ENTER>
      1311061400227  <ENTER>

  5.  RESPOND TO NEXT PROMPT

  If DataPac prompts you with USER NAME,
respond by entering one of the following
user names

followed by pressing the <ENTER> key. 
For example:
     CIS02, CIS03, CIS04, CPS01 For
example, to log in during the daytime
hours you type in:
  PLEASE LOG IN: CPS01  <ENTER> Note: 
If you are using a half duplex terminal,
enter a ^H (by pressing down and holding
the CONTROL key while simultaneously
pressing the H key) - then type the user
name.

  If you did not receive USER NAME, you
will recieve the USER ID prompt. 
Proceed to the next step.

  6.  ENTER USER ID NUMBER

  When you receive the User ID prompt,
respond by typing in your User ID number
and pressing the <ENTER> key.  For
example:

  User ID: 76003,5  <ENTER>

  7.  ENTER YOUR PASSWORD

  You will be prompted for your
password.  Type it in exactly or you
will receive an error message and be
asked to reenter. Press the <ENTER> key
after typing in your password.  For
example:

 Password: BOAT*TOUCH  <ENTER>

Notice as you type in your password that
it will not print out on your screen. 
This is a security feature for your
protection.


        DATAPAC GATEWAY

The log on procedure for DataPac
gateway:

1.  Dial the local DataPac
    access number;  connect the
    telephone to the modem.

2.  An entry must be made to
    allow the DataPac network to
    detect the speed and parity

   of the incoming terminal.
    That entry is called a
    service request signal.

    For 110 baud terminals,
    enter...<cr>
    (period,period,period,
    carriage return)

    For 300 baud terminals,
    enter .<cr>
    (period, carriage return)

    For 1200 baud terminals,
    enter ..<cr>
    (period,period carriage
    return)

3.  DataPac responds by
    displaying the DataPac
    herald, which includes the
    DataPac dial port address.
    It then waits for you to
    enter the next line.

    If there are problems with
    the above, call Canada Bell.

 ...............................

    If there are problems with
    the following, call
    CompuServe.

4.  The user now enters the call
    request command.  This tells
    the DataPac network which

    host on the network the use
    will be accessing.  The user
    enters our gateway address
    in the following format:

             P 29400138

    Please note:  This will NOT
    echo on the terminal.

5.  DataPac responds with the
    message:

    DATAPAC:  call connected

6.  CompuServe then prompts for
    HOST NAME, and the login
    proceeds as usual.


  When you are ready to log off
the CompuServe Service, enter
the word BYE or OFF at any
prompt and disconnect/hang up
the telephone from your
communications equipment.
Failure to enter BYE or OFF may
result in your connection with
the Service being maintained
(and billed to you) for a period
of time, normally no longer than
20 minutes, until the Service



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