In the Spotlight!
The Rocasa BBS is a system accessible as both a traditional Bulletin Board
System, via telnet, as well as via the Web. It currently has around 400 message
areas, with the following areas of interest:
International, etc, general chat areas, including multi-lingual
Science Fiction Space Ham Radio
The Internet, including specific to HTML
Hardware, including modems
Operating Systems; including Dos, Windows, & Linux
Programming; including C/C++, Pascal, & Basic
Fidonet related areas
Sysops’ Tech Net related echos
Basic User accounts here are free, but not anonymous… To establish an
account; you simply telnet to the BBS and log in as a new user, or you an
use a web browser to register as a new user. (Note that I require real
first and last names, & other information, for you to keep the account open…)
Once your account is active, you will have several ways of accessing the bbs
via the internet. You can go to the login page, for access via a web browser
https://bbs.rocasa.us/bbbs, using the standard port 443, for secure access
via a web browser like Firefox.
Telnet to bbs.rocasa.us using the standard telnet SSL port 992.
SSH, to bbs.rocasa.us using port 22. (user = bbbs, pw = bbs; you then get
the BBS login)
Telnet to bbs.rocasa.us using the standard telnet port 23 (not recommended).
Guest access: Read Only access to files & some conferences
https://bbs.rocasa.us/bbbs?id=;userid=Anonymous Guest (Read Only)
http://bbs.rocasa.us/bbbs?id=;userid=Anonymous Guest (Read Only)
For FTN Mailer access to Rocasa BBS:
Telnet : bbs.rocasa.us at port 23
Telnet-ssl: bbs.rocasa.us at port 992
BinkP : bbs.rocasa.us, on the standard port 24554
phone : n/a, at this time
If you are looking for or are otherwise interested in an FTN feed,
as a node or a point, please contact me.
Robert J. Clay
Sysop, Rocasa BBS