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Only people with authorized accounts may log in on this system,
though a number of programs can be run without logging in. Say
"HELP ARPA" for a list of these "free" programs.
Since our system is chronically overloaded, we provide outside
accounts only for projects in which we have a direct interest.
If you want to apply for an account, you should communicate with
Lester Earnest, by telephone at (415) 497-4202, by mail at the
Computer Science Department
Stanford, California 94305
or by network mail to programmer name LES. Your request should
cover the following points:
1. A brief description of your project and its goals,
2. Expected duration of the project,
3. Proposed account designation (e.g. "1,XYZ", where both the
project designation, "1" in the example, and programmer initials,
"XYZ", may be up to 3 letters). To check whether your initials
are already being used by someone, give the system command
"FINGER <initials>". If the initials are not in use, this
will type a message with the phrase "... not an authorized user".
4. Your network mail or ordinary mail address.
To log in, type the word LOGIN (this may be abbreviated L) followed
by a space, your project name, a comma, and your programmer name:
This will log you in, and type out any system messages or personal
mail for you which may exist. You can stop the message typeout by
typing the CALL key (CONTROL-C twice from Teletypes). There are some
options in login invoked by using other characters in place of the ","
/ - types only system messages that have been posted since
you last logged in.
. - suppresses all messages.
% - lets you specify a new password.
In order to log in from the network, you must have a password.
For a more complete description of LOGIN options, say TYPE LOGIN.BH[UP,DOC].