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WinNT and UIC-Net Campus Network MacOS8-MacOS9 and the Dialins MacOS8-MacOS9 and UIC-Net Campus Network Appendix A Appendix B: Getting Help  

Using Windows NT 4 with the New-Style ACCC Dialin Lines

 

Using Windows 95/98/ME? See Using Windows 95/98/Me with the New-Style Dialin Lines; using other Windows? See http://www.uic.edu/network/dialin/.

(Old-style? New-Style? Confused? See Note 4 in The Requirements for an explanation of the difference between the two types of ACCC dialin lines.)

 
     
 
     
Creating a UIC-1 Connection to Dialin-9000 et al.
 
You must be logged in as an Administrator to configure a dialin connection. If the account you normally use is not in the Administrator group, then log into your machine's Administrator account.

Insert your Windows operating system diskettes or CD-ROM when Windows asks for it and don't forget to remove it before you restart your computer. If Windows asks for its installation media and you don't have it, you won't be able to finish creating the connection.
 
     
-- Add Remote Access Service If Necessary
 
  1. Click: Start->Settings->Control Panel->Network.

  2. Click the Protocols tab. If TCP/IP Protocol is not listed, click Add->TCP/IP Protocol->OK.
    If Windows asks you if you want to use DHCP, click No.

  3. Click the Services tab. If Remote Access Service is not listed, click Add->Remote Access Service->OK and Windows will install it. When it's finished, Windows will open the Add RAS Device window. Your modem should be listed; select it and click OK. Click Continue return to Network properties. Don't edit the TCP/IP properties now; if Windows opens the TCP/IP protocol properties window, click Cancel to close it. Click Close (if you installed RAS) or OK (if you didn't) to close Network.

    If Windows complains that your network isn't complete and you don't have the Client for Microsoft Networks installed, try adding it; in the Network control panel: Add...->Client->Add...->Microsoft->Client for MS Networks->OK.

  4. Restart your computer if Windows asks you to: Start->Shutdown->Restart->OK
 
     
-- Set Up Dial-up Networking and the UIC-1 Phonebook Entry
 
  1. Create a shortcut for Dial-up Networking on your desktop: Double-click the My Computer icon on your desktop, then right-click the Dial-up Networking icon and hold the mouse button down while you drag it to your desktop. Release the mouse button and click Create shortcut here.

  2. Double-click the Dial-up Networking shortcut on your desktop. If Dial-up Networking is not installed allow Windows to install it for you.

  3. If your phonebook is empty, click OK when Windows asks you if you want to add an entry; if you already have phonebook entries, click New to add another one. The Phonebook Entry Wizard will launch.
    • Type a name for the entry; for example, UIC-1, and click Next>.
    • Click: I am calling the Internet. and click Next>.
    • Click: Use Telephony dialing properties, then type the Dialin-9000 area code and phone number (ACCC Dialin Services) in the appropriate boxes. If you wish, you can add the Dialin-2001 and Dialin-2002 numbers as alternates: click Alternates ... and add their numbers. (Dialin-9000 automatically bounces to Dialin-2001 and Dialin-2002, if necessary, so this is optional.) Click Next>.
    • Click Finish.

  4. Click the Location button beside the Dialing From: box and make the changes necessary to place a call to the Dialin-9000 telephone number from your location. (See the figure in the Windows 95/98/Me page.) Click OK when you're finished.

  5. Now edit the properties of the UIC-1 entry you just added by highlighting the entry's name and clicking More->Edit entry and modem properties.
    You'll see five tabs: Basic, Server, Script, Security, and X.25.
    • You've already filled in the Basic tab.
    • In the Server tab:
      • For Dial-up Server type, select: PPP: Windows NT, Windows 95 Plus, Internet
      • In the Network Protocols box only TCP/IP should be checked.
      • Click the TCP/IP Settings... button:
        • Select Server assigned IP address
        • Select Specify name server addresses
        • Primary DNS: 128.248.2.50
        • Secondary DNS: 128.248.7.50
        • Primary WINS DNS and Secondary WINS DNS: 0.0.0.0
        • Select Use IP header Compression
        • Select Use default gateway on remote server
        • Click OK to return to the edit entry window.
    • In the Script tab: select None.
    • In the Security tab: select Accept any authentication including clear text.
    • In the X.25 tab: no changes necessary.

  6. Click OK to return to Dial-Up Networking.

  7. Click Close to return to Windows.
 
     
-- Select Connection Type and Default Dial-Up Entry
 
  1. Click: Start->Settings->Control Panel->Internet Options->Connections tab.

  2. If your computer is sometimes connected on a network and you don't want to automatically dialin when it is, click Dial whenever a network connection is not present; otherwise click Always dial my default connection.

  3. Click on the name of the dialin connection that you want for your default and click Set Default.

  4. Click OK.
 
     
Dialing in to Dialin-9000 using UIC-1
 
  1. Double-click the Dial-Up Networking icon on your desktop and click Dial.
    Or select: Start->Program->Accessories->Dial-Up Networking and click Dial.
    Or, open an Internet application and Windows will offer to dial your default connection.

  2. The Windows NT Connect To window, which is similar to the Windows 98 Connect To window shown below opens:
    illustration of the Connect To UIC-1 window
    Type your UIC netid in all lower case (jtesti1 or adabyron, for example) in the User name: box; type your password in the Password: box. Don't check the box beside Save password. (Not because it wouldn't work, but because it's insecure.) Leave the Domain name: box empty.

  3. Click OK. You should hear your modem dialing and then "handshaking" to negotiate your connection's properties. The Connecting to UIC-1 box will open, displaying the status of the dialin login.

  4. The Connection Established window will open after the connection is complete. Click Close to close the window. (Closing this window won't disconnect your connection.)

  5. You can check your connection's status at any time by double-clicking the connection icon -- a telephone in front of two bars in the systems tray area of the Windows task bar -- or by double-clicking the Dial-up Networking icon then clicking More->Monitor Status....
 
     
Finished working? Don't forget - disconnect!
 

To disconnect, either right-click the connection icon -- a telephone in front of two bars -- in the systems tray area of the Windows task bar, then select Hang up->UIC-1->Yes or double-click the Dial-up Networking icon on your desktop, then click Hang up->Yes.

 
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