?
Solved

w95 pc as terminal for a win NT server

Posted on 1998-06-29
5
Medium Priority
?
175 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-23
I want to run a program in a win NT server from a pc under win 95. (of course i
want to see the program running in the win 95 display). What do I have to do?
0
Comment
Question by:juanc
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
5 Comments
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:snimmaga
ID: 1566165
In other words, you want to emulate the NT on 95.  Well, there is a resource kit utility called RCMD which allows you to submit commands to a remote NT server.  But the limitation is it doesn't display any graphics.  If you want to see the graphics then you need some kind of client tool supplied by the application.  If not, the only way to do this is to use software such as SoftWindows, Cytrix and Ntrigue.  These are mainly used to emulate windows in UNIX environments.  But they work for 95 and other clients too.  All these are enhancements to NT kernel and they act as they are the OSs.  Very expensive and complicated.  Don't expect them to be at the latest version of NT.
Good luck..
Srini.
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:bequette
ID: 1566166
Probably not the answer you're looking for but try PC Anywhere.
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:ipierce
ID: 1566167
how about windows terminal server?  I think that is what you are looking for.
0
 

Expert Comment

by:eek105
ID: 1566168
There is software that will do this, but costs money.  It is not part of the operating system.  
Eric
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
donagustin earned 150 total points
ID: 1566169
Windows Terminl Server is the ansewr you are looking for.  Unfortunately, as mentioned earlier, this option causes a bit of money.  This feature will be available in NT 5.0 server, as I am running the client extension for NT 5.0 on a Win 9x machine from home.

There is also talk that the feature will be made available for current NT 4.0 serves.

As far as terminal servers go, there is also another company called Citrix that makes a product called Winframe.
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

A brief overview to explain gateways, default gateways and static routes OR NO - you CANNOT have two default gateways on the same server, PC or other Windows-based network device. In simple terms a gateway is formed when a computer such as a serv…
Many of us in IT utilize a combination of roaming profiles and folder redirection to ensure user information carries over from one workstation to another; in my environment, it was to enable virtualization without needing a separate desktop for each…
Michael from AdRem Software explains how to view the most utilized and worst performing nodes in your network, by accessing the Top Charts view in NetCrunch network monitor (https://www.adremsoft.com/). Top Charts is a view in which you can set seve…
Monitoring a network: how to monitor network services and why? Michael Kulchisky, MCSE, MCSA, MCP, VTSP, VSP, CCSP outlines the philosophy behind service monitoring and why a handshake validation is critical in network monitoring. Software utilized …

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question