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

 

These instructions assume that you have followed the instructions in Windows NT and the New-Style Dialin Lines to create and configure a UIC-1 connection to Dialin-9000.

Using Windows 95/98/Me? See Using Windows 95/98/Me with the Old-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 Connection
 
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.
 
     
-- Copy Your UIC-1 Connection and Reconfigure for the Old Dialin Lines
 
  1. Follow the instructions in Windows NT and the New-Style Dialin Lines to create and configure a UIC-1 connection to Dialin-9000.

  2. Double-click the Dial-up Networking icon on your desktop, select the UIC-1 connection from the Phonebook entry to dial dropdown box, then click More->Clone entry and modem properties.... The Clone Phonebook Entry properties look and work just like the Edit Phonebook Entry properties (step 5). You only need to change the Basic and Script tabs.
  3. Select the Basic tab.
    • Type: Dialin-Whatever (whatever name you want to give it) in the Name: field
    • Type the phone number of any old-style dialin line in the Phone number: field. (See ACCC Dialin Services.)
  4. Then select the Script tab. Select Pop up a terminal window under After dialing (login).
  5. Click OK.
 
     
-- 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 using Dialin-Whatever
 
  1. Double-click the Dial-up Networking icon on your desktop (or select: Start->Programs->Accessories->Dial-up Networking), select the Dialin-Whatever phonebook entry, and click Dial.

  2. A Connect to Dialin-Whatever window will open. Do not fill in any of the fields on this screen!

  3. Click Connect. You should hear your modem dialing and then “handshaking” with the dialin line's modem to negotiate your connection's properties.

  4. After the connection is established, the Post-Dial Terminal Screen will open. WinNT's terminal screen is similar to the Win95/98/Me terminal screen, shown below (Except the "Continue" button is labelled "Done").

  5. At the Username: prompt, type your UIC netid in all lower case (for example: jtesti1 or adabyron), and press Enter.

  6. At the Password: prompt, type the password associated with your netid and press Enter.

  7. If your netid and password match, a prompt saying which dialin service you've connected to will be displayed.

  8. At the DIALIN-xxx> prompt type: ppp and press Enter.
    You will receive a few messages that you can read and then a bunch of random characters that won't mean anything to you.

  9. After you receive the "bunch of random characters" (which begins with a tilde as shown in the figure), click Done.

  10. 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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