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Commonly-Needed Setup Information

  • Dial-in numbers:
    612-252-9020 Minneapolis / St. Paul, MN - 56K v.90/v.92

    For areas other than the Twin Cities Metro area, click HERE to look up your current dial-in number.
  • Your e-mail address:
    username@skypoint.com
  • Your personal Web Page (for accounts including this feature):
    http://www.skypoint.com/~username
  • Your FTP site:
    /var/spool/ftp/pub/members/first letter of username/username
  • Your IP address:
    Enter 0.0.0.0 if asked for an IP address. Normally, this address is dynamically assigned at time of connection.
  • Subnet mask:
    255.255.255.0
  • Domain name:
    skypoint.com
  • Gateway address:
    This address is dynamically assigned at time of connection.
  • Name server address (DNS):
    This address is dynamically assigned at time of connection.
  • Secondary name server (DNS):
    This address is dynamically assigned at time of connection.
  • Incoming mail / POP3 server settings:
    popmail.skypoint.com (for email accounts still on our OLD server)
    mail.skypoint.com (for new email accounts, and accounts migrated to our new servers)

    Incoming port: 110 (this is the normal default)

    Username:
    username (by itself - for email accounts still on our OLD server)
    username+skypoint.com (for new email accounts, and accounts migrated to our new servers)
  • Outgoing mail / SMTP server settings:
    All outgoing mail sessions MUST be authenticated. Outgoing mail settings typically include:

    Server name:
    smtp.skypoint.com (for email accounts still on our OLD server)
    mail.skypoint.com (for new email accounts, and accounts migrated to our new servers)

    Outgoing port: 587

    Authentication:
    for Apple systems - select "password authentication"
    for Windows systems - select "my outgoing server requires authentication"

    Your authentication username and password would be the same as for the incoming settings.
  • FTP server:
    ftp.skypoint.com
  • IRC server:
    irc.skypoint.com port 6667
  • News (NNTP) server:
    news.skypoint.com port 119.

    NNTP sessions MUST be authenticated using your full SkyPoint email address and password.
  • Web server:
    www.skypoint.com
  • MTU size:
    256
  • RWIN size:
    1024
  • MSS size:
    216

 

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