Marius Diepenhorst has pioneered the following technique. He writes (2004):
"Try to get a LANTRONIX UDS-10 device. It acts like a modem but it is a LAN
-> RS-232 converter. So with that device you can have incoming and outgoing
’calls’ like modem ones via the internet.
I ran my Atari 8bit bbs with such a thing. The Lantronix MSS-10 or MSS-100
will do too. But in that case you have to make a custom RS-232 cable (easy
More info www.lantronix.com
this is the info of the UDS-10
It is REALLY a cool thing. Not only for you, but for more atari fans I guess."
Technical details for his BBS: http://atari-inside.webhop.net or
Other, similar serial-to-Ethernet interfaces from Lantronix have been
successfully utilitized, including the MSS100:
as well as the discontinued MSS1-T.
Note that the UDS-10 lacks DNS support, while the MSS100 and MSS1-T include