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Windows 2000 Administration in a Nutshell by Mitch Tulloch

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dial-up connection

Synopsis

Configure a dial-up connection, configure advanced connection settings, connect to a private network or the Internet using a dial-up connection, create a dial-up connection to a private network or to the Internet, disconnect a connection, monitor the status of a dial-up connection, or share a connection.

Procedures

For information on general terminology related to connections, see connection. Described in this section are tasks relating to the following kinds of outbound connections:

  • Dial-up connections to private networks

  • Dial-up connections to the Internet

For tasks relating to inbound connections, see the following articles in this chapter:

incoming connection

Describes how to configure incoming connections on a standalone Windows 2000 server that is part of a workgroup

remote-access server

Describes how to configure incoming connections on a Windows 2000 domain controller or member server that is part of a domain

The tasks listed here (unless otherwise specified) assume that you have already opened the Network and Dial-up Connections window by:

Start Settings Network and Dial-up Connections

Configure a Dial-up Connection

When you use the Network Connection Wizard to create a new outbound dial-up connection, you specify only minimal configuration information for the connection. Typically, you need to further configure the connection so that you can successfully and efficiently connect to the remote-access server at the remote private network or ...

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