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PowerBuilder Dialup Issue

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I am writing a PB 5 app.  This app will be run on Win 95 machines at remote sites.  Right now the 95 clients have to click on the DUN connection and login to a NT 4 sp3 server.
Which maps a drive ( M: ).  What type of command or how can I get PB to automatically start a specific DUN session and close it when the app is closed?
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I dont know about PowerBuilder but here is how you do it in C:

Dial an existing intry in the phonebook.

HRASCONN hrasconn = NULL;

BOOL Connect()
{
    RASDIALPARAMS dp;
    dp.dwSize = sizeof(dp);
    strcpy(dp.szEntryName, "MyDialupConnection");
    dp.szPhoneNumber[0] = 0;  // Use phonenumber from phonebook
    dp.szCallbackNumber[0] = 0;
    strcpy(dp.szUserName, "MyUserName");
    strcpy(dp.szPassword, "MyPassword");
    dp.szDomain[0] = 0;
    dp.dwSubEntry = 0;
    dp.dwCallbackId = 0;

    if(RasDial(NULL, NULL, &dp, 0, NULL, &hrasconn)==0)
    {
        // Dialup succeeded
        return TRUE;
    }
    return FALSE;
}

// Now to hangup:

void Disconnect()
{
    if(hrasconn)
    {
        RasHangUp(hrasconn);
        hrasconn = NULL;
    }
}

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Thanks for the effort.  Sorry but I am looking for a way to do this with Power Builder 5.  The app is already under developement, so it must be finished with PB not C.

I need to know what Windows is looking for from an app to know to bring up a specific DUN session.  Any help on how to accomplish this from within a PB5 app would be helpful.

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I am not familiar with Power Builder 5. Are you able to run an executable file (.exe)?

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Commented:
Yes.  PB has the ability to run an EXE.  If you are going to suggest a specific exe to run, please also tell me what the exe is doing to bring up the link.  Thanks
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Chensu,
Perfect Answer.
Thanks for the help.
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