Blizzard of Zeros

A Web server for very old browsers
Created and Maintained by The Dust Council
Last Update: 2018-Apr-19

 

This server is configured to work with old or obscure web browsers.

To that end, the HTML may be a bit spotty when it comes to standards, although it closely tracks HTML 2.0.

 

What you can do here:

TELNET
Telnet to blizzardofzeros.com to change the auto-message displayed below. It will stick until someone else changes it again.
GOPHER
Use a gopher client or plugin to explore gopherspace at: gopher://blizzardofzeros.com
FINGER
Use a finger client to finger: dustcouncil@blizzardofzeros.com
FTP
Explore our FTP server at blizzardofzeros.com
VIEW VERY OLD IMAGES
Explore our image gallery consisting of very old graphics, mostly GIF87a format, which should work in the oldest browsers.
CONNECT OLD SYSTEMS AND EMULATORS TO THE INTERNET
Check out a list of emulation recipes, mainly focused on telnetting with old 8 bit systems and emulators
SCREENSHOTS OF OLD OPERATING SYSTEMS
A list of browsers tested with this website along with screenshots.
INFORMATION ABOUT THIS SERVER
See more information about this server's configuration
INFORMATION ABOUT YOU
See your information. (User agent, IP address, etc.)
CONTACT ME
Contact information if you need it.

 

The last message entered on the telnet port was:

Date: Sat Mar 3 11:06:39 UTC 2018

And the poets down here don't write nothin' at all...

 

Server Information:

Server Time:
2018-Apr-25 (Wed) @ 03:03:22 UTC
Server Location:
San Francisco, CA: United States [US]
Server Configuration:
Apache - DigitalOcean Droplet

 

Your Information:

HTTP Protocol:
HTTP/1.0
Referrer:
None or Unknown
Your Browser:
CCBot/2.0 (http://commoncrawl.org/faq/)
Your Request URI:
/
Your ISP / Organization:
AS14618 Amazon.com, Inc.
Your City:
Ashburn
State / Province / Region:
VA
Country:
United States [US]

 

The following have been verified working with this site:

OS/2 Warp 4:
IBM WebExplorer v1.2 (1994) (Screenshot)
MS-DOS:
Minuet 1.0beta10 (1994) (Screenshot)
MS-DOS:
Arachne 1.97 (2013) (Screenshot)
Windows 3.11:
Netscape v3.0 Gold (1996) (Screenshot)
Windows 3.11:
NCSA Mosaic 2.1.1 (1996) (Screenshot)
Windows 3.11:
Opera 3.62 (2000) (Screenshot)
Windows 3.11:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 (1999) (Screenshot)
Apple //e:
Contiki OS 3.0 (2016) (Screenshot)

 

Contact information:

dust867council@gm5309ail.com but remove all numbers.

See also: frostwarning.com