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RE: [BPQ32] Outpost Telnet Connection

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  • Mike
    You will need to use the TCP port for FBBPORT= Mike N9PMO www.n9pmo.com ... From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of k1jtc Sent:
    Message 1 of 7 , Oct 31, 2012
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      You will need to use the TCP port for FBBPORT=

      Mike N9PMO
      www.n9pmo.com
      -----Original Message-----
      From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      k1jtc
      Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 1:07 PM
      To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [BPQ32] Outpost Telnet Connection

       
      I don't want to be new but I am to both Ham Radio and Packet. I have
      setup BPQ and am trying to get outpost to link through telnet. When I go
      to send/receive it tries to connect which it does and puts in my
      username but then stops at password. I type in the password and enter
      and nothing happens. I can connect fine through the dos prompt. Any help
      would be apprieciated.

      73
      Jeff
    • David Bird
      If the DOS prompt entry works then the Telnet port is working. When I configured Outpost I had a similar problem. I determined that the user and password
      Message 2 of 7 , Oct 31, 2012
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        If the DOS prompt entry works then the Telnet port is working. When I configured Outpost I had a similar problem. I determined that the user and password configured for Outpost must match exactly the definitions in BPQ including the port number. If Outpost is configured to use Tactical Callsign, the tactical call is sent as the user name and not what is configured in the Telnet TNC. Watch the send/receive dialog carefully and make sure it is sending what you expect. Trying to manually enter values in the send/receive dialog box does not work. Also, make sure the user and login prompts in BPQ match what is configured in Outpost. By carefully matching the prompts and responses I was able to make it work flawlessly.
        You can also verify Outpost connectivity by using the Telnet interactive session to verify both the prompts and the responses expected.

        73, Dave
        WA7RYV

        From: k1jtc <jeffrey.t.clark@...>
        To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
        Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 12:06 PM
        Subject: [BPQ32] Outpost Telnet Connection

         
        I don't want to be new but I am to both Ham Radio and Packet. I have setup BPQ and am trying to get outpost to link through telnet. When I go to send/receive it tries to connect which it does and puts in my username but then stops at password. I type in the password and enter and nothing happens. I can connect fine through the dos prompt. Any help would be apprieciated.

        73
        Jeff



      • Ken Jacobs
        Check out Outpost Telnet Access for BPQMailChat in the files section of the BPQ32 group......
        Message 3 of 7 , Oct 31, 2012
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          Check out Outpost Telnet Access for BPQMailChat in the files section of the BPQ32 group......

          http://f1.grp.yahoofs.com/v1/MHWRUB7Eo298UtWcJzpWtOV0Gr1fkD7tNBmAaAeDoK9fLBIWANdlpz-q7qUPLYdnttESnR_NrRs9-jZNawan2iztnGjJ/Outpost%20Telnet%20Access%20BPQMailChat.pdf

          Ken KD6PGI

          On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 11:06 AM, k1jtc <jeffrey.t.clark@...> wrote:
           

          I don't want to be new but I am to both Ham Radio and Packet. I have setup BPQ and am trying to get outpost to link through telnet. When I go to send/receive it tries to connect which it does and puts in my username but then stops at password. I type in the password and enter and nothing happens. I can connect fine through the dos prompt. Any help would be apprieciated.

          73
          Jeff


        • k1jtc
          It looks like it was a prompt problem. Now it connects and get the prompt but it just sits there and doesn t send the message to the bbs. I have everything
          Message 4 of 7 , Oct 31, 2012
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            It looks like it was a prompt problem. Now it connects and get the prompt but it just sits there and doesn't send the message to the bbs. I have everything running on one machine. It should still work right? It tries to connect to the bbs but fails maybe because I am on the same machine and it is trying to contact through the tnc. Any help would be appreciated.

            --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, David Bird <db.mediaint@...> wrote:
            >
            > If the DOS prompt entry works then the Telnet port is working. When I configured Outpost I had a similar problem. I determined that the user and password configured for Outpost must match exactly the definitions in BPQ including the port number. If Outpost is configured to use Tactical Callsign, the tactical call is sent as the user name and not what is configured in the Telnet TNC. Watch the send/receive dialog carefully and make sure it is sending what you expect. Trying to manually enter values in the send/receive dialog box does not work. Also, make sure the user and login prompts in BPQ match what is configured in Outpost. By carefully matching the prompts and responses I was able to make it work flawlessly.
            > You can also verify Outpost connectivity by using the Telnet interactive session to verify both the prompts and the responses expected.
            >
            > 73, Dave
            > WA7RYV
            >
            >
            > ________________________________
            > From: k1jtc <jeffrey.t.clark@...>
            > To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
            > Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 12:06 PM
            > Subject: [BPQ32] Outpost Telnet Connection
            >
            >
            >  
            > I don't want to be new but I am to both Ham Radio and Packet. I have setup BPQ and am trying to get outpost to link through telnet. When I go to send/receive it tries to connect which it does and puts in my username but then stops at password. I type in the password and enter and nothing happens. I can connect fine through the dos prompt. Any help would be apprieciated.
            >
            > 73
            > Jeff
            >
          • N9ACQ
            Dave Have you configured your Outpost BBS connection to your BBS? Did this may years ago but then switched to WinPack and lately Windows Mail. 73 Bill N9ACQ
            Message 5 of 7 , Oct 31, 2012
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              Dave

                              Have you configured your Outpost BBS connection to your BBS? Did this may years ago but then switched to WinPack and lately Windows Mail.

              73 Bill

              N9ACQ

            • Dave
              Bill is right, you might be ending up connected to the BPQnode, in which case you would need to issue a proper connect command to connect to the BBS unless you
              Message 6 of 7 , Oct 31, 2012
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                Bill is right, you might be ending up connected to the BPQnode, in which case you would need to issue a proper connect command to connect to the BBS unless you add the BBS option to the telnet port config for that user.
                Connecting to the node has the advantage of allowing you to also use Outpost to connect to other recognized BBS's in your network, even it it requires an RF connection. I used Windows Hyperterm to test and determine how to set up the Outpost script.
                73
                Dave
                WB2HVF

                On 10/31/2012 4:18 PM, N9ACQ wrote:
                 

                Dave

                                Have you configured your Outpost BBS connection to your BBS? Did this may years ago but then switched to WinPack and lately Windows Mail.

                73 Bill

                N9ACQ


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