Bespin Account Application Form

Please fill out the following information to request an account on You may also want to read the Terms of service before applying.

  1. Your full name:
  2. Your alias:
  3. Your e-mail address:
  4. What makes you eligible for an account?
    1. A Bespin user recommended me for this account: Enter their Bespin login name, their e-mail address, or their web address (NOT just their name):
    2. I am involved in a Free Software Project or other project to benefit the Internet community:
      • Enter project name:
      • Are you the leader of this project? No Yes
      • Describe the project:

      • How many accounts do you need created for your project to start with:
      • I have tried sourceforge:
    3. I don't know any users and I am not in a project to benefit the Internet community. I just want a personal account: Explain why you want to be hosted on Bespin instead of somewhere else:

  5. If you were not referred by an existing user, where did you hear about Bespin?

  6. Enter the login ID you want to use. It must be all lowercase, it must start with a letter, and be followed by letters and numbers only, maximum length 12 characters:
  7. Second choice for login ID, if the first one is taken:
  8. With your Bespin account you automatically get
    • e-mail ( with SSL-IMAP and HTTPS webmail access
    • web hosting ( with PHP
    • unix shell account, no quotas, accessible by Secure Shell (SSH) and Secure Copy (SCP), no telnet or FTP
    • USENET news via web by HTTPS, or by unix shell clients, or your favorite NNTP client using port forwarding
    • web proxy (CGIProxy) with anonymity features and gateway to Freenet (
    If you require additional features when your account is setup select them now (you can add them later):
    • Database access (PostgreSQL)
    • CGI scripting
    • Your own domain name
    • Virtual web server (http://yourdomain/)
    • Virtual e-mail (any number of e-mail aliases something@yourdomain forwarded to your bespin account or elsewhere)
    • Backup e-mail servers for your domain
    • Domain Name Servers for your domain (primary or secondary)
    • Secure web server
    • Background processes (bots)
    • cron (scheduled program execution)
    • Other: