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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Connecting to the Remote Network

You're now ready to connect to the dial-up server. Dial-Up Networking gives you various ways to proceed:

  • Open the connectoid icon in the Dial-Up Networking folder.
  • Highlight the icon and select Connections | Connect.
  • Right-click the icon and select Connect from the context menu.

STARTING A CONNECTION FROM THE COMMAND LINE

You can start a Dial-Up Networking connection from the Run dialog box, the DOS command prompt, or a batch file by using the following command syntax:

rundll rnaui.dll,RnaDial connectoid
						

Here, connectoid is the name of the connectoid you want to run. For example, to start a connection named LAN Server, you enter the following command:

rundll rnaui.dll,RnaDial LAN Server

Note that the ...

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