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<h1>SDF Dialup Membership</h1>
<h2>What is DIALUP Membership?</h2>
<p>Best way to learn about the <i>DIALUP</i> SDF membership is to login to your
SDF shell account and enter <b>dialup</b>:
you@sdf: dialup
SDF provides analogue and digital (ISDN) DIALUP service to members.
To get a list of numbers in your area, use 'getdialup'.
Some quick tips and things to note:
1) You can choose from 54,143 dialup numbers in the USA & Canada
2) Connections from 1200bps to 52000bps or 64kbps to 128kbps ISDN
3) Read the bboard:<DIALUP> for discussions on the membership
4) Your dialup login is
5) use 'setdialup' to maintain your DIALUP login and SMTP AUTH password
6) Pay your dues via paypal or mail (type 'address' for more details)
Dues are: $10/mo, $27/qtr, $48/semi and $84/year and
membership is open to all validated members, no setup fee, a
monthly average of 15 hours a day, no dialer, no adverts! Enjoy!
<p>The SDF>DIALUP FAQ and <a href=""></a> have additional information.
Before you sign-up though you may want to run <b>getdialup</b> first to see what numbers are in your
local/extended <a href=""> calling area</a>.
Usually this information is contained in your local telephone directory.
<p>example: list all (503) access numbers in the Portland, OR area
you@sdf: getdialup 503 | grep Portland
(503) 258-7011 Portland OR pi PacWest
(503) 258-7023 Portland OR pi PacWest
(503) 548-0317 Portland OR pi PacWest
(503) 416-2098 Portland OR st Du_MegaPop
(503) 488-3200 Portland OR st Du_MegaPop
(503) 734-3200 Portland OR st Du_MegaPop
(503) 258-7014 Portland OR n3 Du_Sprint
(503) 914-0040 Portland OR pw Du_PacWest
(503) 974-0040 Portland OR pw Du_PacWest
(503) 914-0558 Portland OR pw Du_PacWest
(503) 972-0302 Portland OR pw Du_PacWest
(503) 467-6101 Portland OR pw Du_PacWest
(503) 548-0317 Portland OR pw Du_PacWest
(503) 412-1576 Portland OR yn YourNetPlus
<p>Users in rural areas may find no local access numbers and would need to weigh the cost
of long distance charges.
<h2>I've got SDF DIALUP membership - Now What?</h2>
<p>Now you need to run <b>setdialup</b> and set the type of account and your DIALUP password.
Most users will want to leave the <i>type</i> set to "NETWORK PPP", the default:
you@sdf: setdialup
[p] Set your DIALUP and SMTP Auth password
[n] Set your connection type to NETWORK PPP (default)
[s] Set your connection type to SHELL
[t] Set your connection to TIP
[r] REMOVE your DIALUP Membership
[q] QUIT
<p>Enter "p" to set password:
Setting your password for DIALUP LOGIN:
This will also serve as your SMTP AUTH for
New password:********
Retype new password:********
Password set for
Updates issued by mkhomepg, mkvhost, mkvpm and setdialup are executed
within 10 minutes.
<p>Enter "q" to quit:
Choice? QUIT
You are using a NETWORK type LOGIN
<p>That's it - time to get your modem set up and configured...
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