TeleFinder Web ServerBBS - Quickstart
instructions let you create a 'pre-fab' TeleFinder Web and BBS site.
To the prefab site you can add SMTP and POP3 Internet Mail Servers, a
Finger Server, and your own Web Pages.
The QuickStart sets
up the following services:
purchasing the full TeleFinder server, the CD-ROM will contain the
folder contains the TeleFinder client and server software. See
"Setting Up" for installation directions.
"v5.7 Documentation" folder contains the full TeleFinder
documentation in HTML format. Open homepage.html with Netscape,
or another HTML browser to begin using the
"Bonus Web Plugins" folder contains many Web Server plugins
that extend TeleFinder's Internet capabilities.
folder contains development tools and documentation for
creating Web Server plug-ins. Internet protocol descriptions
for HTTP, POP3 and SMTP. Some TeleFinder file format
descriptions and AppleEvent information.
collection of useful utilities that work with
TeleFinder client for MacOS in an uncompressed form. Compressed
clients for MacOS and Windows are in the TeleFinder
Follow these steps
to run the TeleFinder Server.
Select a location to install the software. Typically, this is the
root level of the hard disk. Copy the "TeleFinder Server" folder
from the CD to the desired location on your computer's hard disk.
If installing from an Internet download, open the TeleFinder "sea"
file and decompress the files into the desired location.
- Double-click on
the file "TeleFinder Server" application icon from within the
TeleFinder Server folder. TeleFinder Server will automatically
launch the User Manager and Mail Server programs.
will open the TeleUsers database. It should display the list of
users registered with your system. Leave this window and program
open so that the other programs can access user information. You
can "hide" User Manager in the background if you want.
links to User Manager so that it can process E-mail for the
Server links to User Manager so that it can access names,
passwords, and privilege information.
- Start the Web
- Select the
"Server Settings" command from the Web menu to open the Web
Settings dialog. Then click on the "Server" icon to display the
- Turn the Web
Server Master Switch on to enable the Web Server.
- Click in the
OK button to make the change take effect, and start the Web
- Start a BBS
A BBS Node
Settings file contains preferences and communications settings
necessary for establishing reliable connections to your
- Your System is
should now be ready to explore via a Web Browser, or the
TeleFinder client software. Point your favorite client at your
system and get connected!
October 28, 1998 -- ©Copyright 1998, Spider Island