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Tim HolmanCommented:
Sounds like you need a good book !

I'm with AntonS! Details Please...

Do you have a modem on your NT Server?  Is your client NT?  Are you using TCP/IP or some other Protocol?

Give us these type of details...
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Ok, here is the brief rundown:

First you need a modem connected to your NT server.  This modem needs to be setup and configured in your "Modems" control panel setup.

You also need to have the "RAS Service" installed in your current list of server services.   If you right click on "Network Neighborhood" and then click on "Services", make sure that your RAS service is installed.

Next, you need to double click on that RAS Service to configure your modem that you just setup in "Modems" for a RAS Capable device.  You can set "Callback" and all of that other good stuff from there.

After you reboot and everything is installed, you will need to go to "User Manager for Domains" and click the "Dial In" button to allow or disallow the user to login by RAS.  You can also set the times that they are allowed to login from the RAS.

After you have done that, just get the number for the line that is plugged into the modem.   Setup you local Dial-Up-Networking session to dial that number, log in with the correct user name and password and connect to the correct domain name.

If you want to be able to share a network connection (i.e. an Internet Gateway), just make sure that the "Use Default Gateway" is set on the Dial-Up-Networking configuration screen.

You are all set!

Any more questions, feel free to ask =)

This article describes how to install and configure Windows NT 4.0 Dial- Up
Networking (DUN) and the Remote Access Service (RAS) client for a connection to
a Windows NT or third-party RAS Server.


This article is helpful for troubleshooting RAS problems.


These can get you started but if you need more assistance you can go here and do a search on RAS and get more info then you can handle.


Using RAS is actually quite simple once setup. First you need to make sure you have a modem that has been setup on your server corectly, then you need to make sure that Ras option is installed in networking properties, via the controll panel. If ras is not installed then "add" this option, Once installed you need to decide how you are going to address the incoming users. You have options such as assigning a pool within RAS admin or creating a static pool (which would me my preferance!) once setup you need to assign the dialin rights in user manger. This is the last option on the right hand side once the user has been selected. You need to decide weather they can set the number they dial in on, weather they are to be called back.

Once setup like this it should be easy to administer.

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Are you blind, or just retarded?  Your "answer" is just a paraphrase of my more detailed comment above.

I am not really here to snag points from people, but rather help them out, like I have been helped.

I see your attempt to rephrase my comment and gain points as pathetic and infantile.

If you didn't read my comments above, disregard the above statment.

You should really read people comments more often, you can learn alot.

Pay no attention to Blood's cry for points, Arun 81 will accept what he/she thinks to be the best answer anyways.
Cry for points?  If that were the case, I would have posted my comment as an answer.

I have no thirst for any points on this system.  As you can tell by my profile.  My techie status is not determined by this system, but rather by the pay check I bring home.

I just despise the re-posting phenomina.

Besides Kris, who asked for your input?

Steve RoseCommented:
arun_81 I answered a question for you on 02/01/2000 detailing how to configur DHCP. You gave me a good response "THANK YOU SROSE6 REGARDS
ARUN" but you have not graded the question. The only reason I am posting this here is you do not have an e-mail address listed in your profile. Hope this does not seem to be rude posting my request here.

Anyone adding a comment such as Bloods should be ignored outright no matter what information is posted. It is just in bad taste to attack another Experts response. His response was vague and full of holes. Yes configuring RAS for remote dial up is relatively simple to those of us who have configured it before but the question expressly requested DETAILS. I never will understand people who post comments that contain only part of a correct answer or are poorly worded and then wine if any part of it is later used in the answer when there is no way not to.

Steve RoseCommented:
This is a direct cut and paste from my MCSE study guide for NT Server. Hope it helps to clairify.

To install RAS, double-click the Network icon in the Control Panel. This will open the Network Settings screen.
Select the Service tab and press the Add button.

In the Select Network Service screen, choose Remote Access Service and click OK.

The program will request the location of your Windows NT Server or Workstation setup files. Insert your Windows NT CD-ROM and supply the information needed to access it. Click OK.

After the files required for RAS have been copied to your system, the RAS setup program will prompt you for the first device you want RAS to initialize. If you don’t already have a RAS-capable device (such as a modem) installed, you can select the Install Modem or Install X.25 Pad buttons to configure new devices. When you select the Install Modem button, the Install New Modem wizard will walk you through the modem hardware installation.
Once RAS setup has a valid device configured for use with RAS, you may configure each RAS port as shown in Figure 11-5, adding support for the network protocols you require.
After you have successfully installed RAS, you will need to restart your system for the changes to take effect.

Removing/Uninstalling RAS
If you later decide to change the role of your server or workstation and want to remove RAS from the system, double-click the Network icon in Control Panel to open the network Configuration screen.
Select the Services tab, select Remote Access Service from the list of installed services and click the Remove button. Choose Yes to accept the warning that RAS will be permanently removed from your system.
Click Close. When prompted to restart your computer, click Yes.
Removing the Remote Access Service will not remove any modems you may have installed. You can remove modems by selecting the Modems icon in Control Panel, selecting a modem and pressing the Remove button. If you remove a modem from your system, you will be prompted to reconfigure DUN.

Configuring RAS Ports
After you have installed a modem, or ISDN device , you can configure the RAS port for each device. To configure a port, open RAS setup, choose a port and press the Configure button. You can also install a new modem directly from this dialog box by selecting the Add button. Once the ports have been configured for RAS you can then identify which role each port will play. Ports can be configured for dialing out, receiving calls, or both, as shown in Figure 11-6. If you set the port to receive calls, you may specify whether to give callers access to the entire network or restrict access to the RAS server only.

Configuring port usage
In the Port Usage Configuration screen , specify how the port is to be used. Options are: dial out only, receive calls only, or both.
Click OK when you are finished. Calls cannot be received on a port until RAS has been started.

To configure or install a new ISDN adapter, choose the Network icon in Control Panel or right-click the Network Neighborhood icon on your desktop and choose Properties.
Choose the Adapters tab and click Add to install a new adapter or click Properties to modify your current adapter.
Configure your new ISDN port for dial out only, receive calls only or dial out and receive calls.

Configuring RAS Network Settings
When configuring RAS network settings such as protocol usage or encryption settings, keep in mind that any configuration settings you make will apply to all RAS operations for all RAS-enabled ports . For example, if you were to enable NetBEUI support for Dial-Out settings on your server, all RAS capable devices on that server will support NetBEUI. The Remote Access Service, when installed on a RAS computer, can access a LAN as a server and as a client. For each role, you must configure how you want each port to be utilized. When configuring Dial-Out protocols, keep in mind that any protocols you do not enable in RAS Network Configuration will be unavailable to you when you later configure a phone book entry for dialing out.

When setting up RAS to service remote clients, you must configure each protocol carefully so that RAS protocol settings don’t conflict with communications on the rest of your network.

When choosing an encryption method, always apply the highest level of encryption possible, keeping in mind the encryption capabilities of your clients.

     All this information that you have posted can be obtained from the links that I have posted above, thanks!
The phenomenon that all of us experts should be tired of is the posting of questions with so little detail.  Then we spend our valuable time trying to mind read and give the best answer possible, only to receive no response whatever from the dumb ass we're trying to help!!!

As for posting answers as answers - is this taboo?  If Kris thought he answered the question, why not post an answer and force the hand of the person asking the question?
Steve RoseCommented:
The links you cut and pasted as an answer are links to MS web site. The entire point here is detail. The instructions on MS web site assume that the person reading them needs little or nothing above being pointed in a direction. I only go to MS web site as a last resort because third party publishers seem to do such a better job giving all the info so you can actually use it.

Either way I do not think it makes a difference. We have all posted usable info here. If you check his profile you may be wondering if he will ever grade this question.

In the big picture is I am not getting paid. This site keeps me thinking reading, learning, and reviewing. Every job interview where I get jumped on by 3 IT managers in a technical debate there are questions I can answer only because I stay current researching the postings here.
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