Remote Access Services (RAS)
The Remote Access Service (RAS) functions can be used to make a connection using a pre-defined RAS phone book entry. RAS will make the call, logon to the remote computer, handle authentication, and then negotiate network connections. You can use RAS connections to do the following:
Dial into a Windows NT or 2000 RAS-enabled server, and then use TCP/IP using Point to Point Protocol (PPP) to connect to file shares, printers, intranet, email server, or other resources. The Windows NTLM (NT LAN Manager) authentication will be handled by RAS.
- Dial into an Internet Service Provider (ISP), and then use TCP/IP using Point to Point Protocol (PPP) to connect to the Internet or email. RAS will usually handle the logon and ...