- if you copy our form
to access the server, or to download cliser, we recommend having our
banner on the same page. We might disable access to our server if the
banner is not present. The banner should link to http://www.mosha.net/01-telnet-gateway/telnet.shtml.
- sometimes you only see "Telnet in progress...", but if you type the
appropriate response, the connetion will suddenly continue? This is
because your firewall (or your browser) might be buffering the output from
gateway, thereby seemingly "hanging" on the initial prompt.
- you can download (from this WWW-site) a program called cliser, which,
after it has been set up, will allow you to make any TCP/IP connection
through your firewall? This means that you can use your favourite
telnet or MUD
client, instead of the options offered by the Mosha WWW page. It will
also encrypt your connection, to help avoid detection by the firewall's
administrator. With a proper setup, it will even allow you to retrieve mail
from POP servers with your Email client, or open secure shell connections.
And it is available for three common operating systems.
- there is a 80x25 ANSI aware scrolling JAVA client available under the
Option menu? This client handles both the telnet as well as the ANSI
protocol and is, compared to the normal interface, quite easy to use. Unlike
other JAVA clients, however, it uses the Mosha server, and therefore will
allow you to make connections to any site on the Internet through your
- that the echo option really works? Both with the regular interface,
well as in the JAVA client interface. Of course, if the server you are
connecting to would use the telnet protocol correctly, you wouldn't need
this option. But not all servers do.
- there is a statistical overview of the server available on-line? This
overview is available here.