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Re: How are you creating accounts on RSTS

At 11:11 PM 7/9/98 -0400, Gary L. Luckenbaugh wrote:
>You can use $MONEY to get a list of accounts, but it doesn't say who the
>account belongs to.  I was comparing against the list posted on Bob's web
>site to figure out who most of the people are.  We probably should fill in
>$ACCT.SYS and always use REACT to add accounts.  That way we know who people
>Regards, Gary

I've written a little program to lookup account names. It's called
WHOIS.BAS and it's on my account [1,53] on the sim. Run it (priv users
only) and it will ask you for a PPN; you can enter a single PPN and it will
look up the account name, or enter the word ALL and it will list all the
accounts in $ACCT.SYS.

Now we just need to put all the accounts that are already on the sim into


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Alan Flippen <flippen@nytimes.com>
>To: deltoids@mcws.net <deltoids@mcws.net>; deltoids@mcws.net
>Date: Tuesday, July 07, 1998 11:01 PM
>Subject: Re: How are you creating accounts on RSTS
>>At 09:49 PM 7/7/98 -0400, Gary L. Luckenbaugh wrote:
>>>I've noticed that several accounts have been created without entries in
>>>$ACCT.SYS.  How are you doing this??  The only way I know to create an
>>>account is via REACT which always puts an entry in $ACCT.SYS.  Or is
>>>being sneaky and editing ACCT.SYS with TECO or something.
>>Maybe someone has a RSTS manual (or a good memory) and is just using the
>>SYS call to create accounts. You can do it that way without bothering
>>Meanwhile, is there a program out there that prints out the contents of
>>$ACCT.SYS? It would be nice to have a "WHO" program of some sort to know
>>who everyone is.