At 10:14 PM 7/23/98 +0200, you wrote:
>just dialing to the as/400 is easy but at least you0ve two problems:
>- only one people can use it (one for each line/modem)
>- you can pay long distance call if not in the same city
>
>i think the best will be stabilish an internet connection with an ISP
>doing a local call from an networked pc, now remote pc's connect to
>internet using other ISP, and (knowing the IP addrees of the
>networked+conected pc or AS/400) can use the LAN resources.
>
>could this be possible?
>maybe neccesary an fixed IP for the networked PC (and the Networked
>AS/400)
>
>AS400---PC----ISP-----INTERNET------RemotePC  
>

There is an article covering the VPN dialup using PPTP roughly as
diagrammed above in the August issue of AS/400 Technology Showcase on page
38 by Doug Finch at Synapse.

Jerry


Jerry Draper, Trilobyte Software Systems, since 1976
Specializing in connecting PC's, Windows, MAC's, and LAN's to the AS/400
Representing Synapse, Apple, IBM, UDS, Nlynx, MI, DCI, Netsoft, etc.
(415) 457-3431; (415) 258-1658fax; jdraper@wco.com
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