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Military Data Net (Milnet)





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 First of all Milnet is a system used by the Air Force and the Pentagon for communication use. You know you are on milnet when you see that infamous 
TAC login xxx. Milnet is run out of the University of Southern California,
(this might give some of you some ideas who live around there).

        Logon Info
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 The Milnet number is 1-800-368-2217.
 The ISI MASTER DIAL UP IS 213-306-1366.
This is a more tricky logon procedure but if you got balls, you're using a
trunk box, or you are just S-T-U-P-I-D here goes:

ISIE MASTER LOGON PROCEEDURE
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1> call 213-306-1366
2> when the phone stops ringing you are connected
3> enter location number (9 digits) + 1 or 0
4> hang up and it will call you
5> pick up the phone and hit the '*' on your phone
6> hit a carriage return on the computer
7> at the 'what class?' prompt hit RETURN!!!
8> then a 'go' prompt will appear and log on as you would the 800 number.

MILNET LOGIN PROCEEDURE
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If you have trouble connecting try 300 bauds instead of 1200. It's a bite in
the ass but, sometime the connection will fuck up if you don't.

 When you first connect you will see:

'WELCOME TO DDN. FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY.TAC LOGIN
CALL NIC 1-800-235-3155 FOR HELP
WRPAT TAC 113 #:36

(you type)

@o 1/103

 YOU ALWAYS TYPE @o then other connections are:
                          ISIA             3/103
                          ISIB          10:3/52
                          ISID          10:0/27
                          ISIE             1/103    (THE EXAMPLE)
                          ISIF             2/103
                          VAX A         10:2/27
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 Next you will see a 'USER-ID' promt. The first 4 characters vary but it is
is always followed by a '-' and what ever connection you choose.

User-Id:   (example)  CER5-ISIE or MRW1-ISIE

 The first three letters are the initials of the user followed by a random
number (1-9).
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Access Code: (example) 2285UNG6A or 22L8KK5CH

 An access code will never contain a ( 1, 0, G, Z).
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@ USERNAME + PASSWORD        IE USERNAME SAC.305AREFW-LGTO

        THE USERNAME EXPLANATION:

        The first 3 letters will be SAC. This stands for Strategic Air Command.
Followint that is a '.' Then the squadron number and the prime mission.
In this case '305AREFW', (305TH AIR REFULING WING). Then a '-' and the
Individual Squadron name 'LGTO' (LOGISTICS GROUND TRANSPORATION OPERATIONS),
a fancey name for the motor pool. I'll try and get a list of these there are
tons of names. 
        The password will not be echoed back and should be entered after a
the username.

        The new user password as a default is: NEW-UZER-ACNT 
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THINGS TO DO:              PROGRAMS AVALIABLE TO SAC USERS:
+-------------+                  and what they are for
                           copied direcly from the help manual 



ADUTY   aids in management of additional duty assignments.
        (International help - use the ? and <ESC> keys, HELP.)

ARCHIVE requests files to be stored on tape for later retreval.
        (Type HELP ARCHIVE <RET> at TOPS-20.)

CHAT    Provides near real time communication between terminal users on the
          same host computer.
        (Use ? with CHAT.)

DAILY   Executive appointment scheduleing program

DCOPY   Handles output on DIABLO and XEROX printers

EMACS   Powerful full-screen text editor

FOLLOW  Suspense follow up program

FTP     provides file transfer capabilites between host computers

FKEYS   allows user to define function key (real spiffaruni)

HELP    the command used by stupid generals or hackers that have never used
        milnet before

HERMES  E-Mail

NCPCALC spreadsheet program

PHOTO   saves transcripts of sessions

REMIND  sends user-created reminders

RIPSORT a sophisticated data sorting program
        (Described in SAC's User manual (sorry))

SCRIBE  a powerful text formatter for preparing documents.
        (ISI's manual, SCRIBE manual - soon on MILNET V.2)

SPELL   text file spelling checker.
        (HELP at TOPS-20 and <DOCUMENTATION> directory international help -?)

SUSCON  allows the creating, sending, and clearing of suspenses.
        (international help - ? and <ESC>, HELP command) 

TACOPY  used for printing hard copies of files
        (international help - ?)

TALK    pretty much the same as chat.

TIPCOPY predecessor of TACOPY

TEACH-EMACS     (SELF EXPLANITORY: GIVES LIST OF COMMNADS)

TN      Tel-Net provides multi-host access on MILNET.
        (HELP at TOPS-20 and <DOCUMENTATION> directory,
         international help - use ? and <ESC>)

XED     line oriented text editor.
        (HELP at TOPS-20 and <DOCUMENTATION> directory)



        LOGGING OFF
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TYPE:  @L           (PRETTY TOUGH HUH?)
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The Milnet ID card If you should be trashing somewhere and find a card that
+------------------+ looks like this, then save it. (it will be blue & white)
 _______________________________________
/                                       \ It's also wallet sized so you may
 HOST USC-ISIE 26.1.0.103               wish to mug someone who you know
 HOST ADMINISTRATOR GORDON,VICKI L.     is in the air force..haha!
--------------------------------------- (just kidding!)
 DDN CARD HOLDER:                      
 REID, CALVIN E, 1st LT.               
 CARD 118445                           
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 USER ID:CER5-ISIE                     
 ACCESS CODE:2285UNG6A                 
 USERNAME: SAC.305AREFW-LGTO           
 PASSWORD: NEW-UZER-ACNT               
\_______________________________________/

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