Carl,

We use a scheduler call WinCron
(http://www.ryerson.ca/~sgray/wincron.htm) for PC scheduling and it has a
BIF that lets you specify a DUN connection within it's script language.

Works for us and it's free.

HTH,
John

John W. Cirocco
Director, Information Technology
Pierce & Stevens Corp.
710 Ohio Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
John_Cirocco@PierceStevens.com
Phone 716-856-4910 Ext. 201
Pager 1-800-670-7039
   or 6707039@pagemci.com


>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Carl Galgano [mailto:MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com]
>> Sent: Monday, October 11, 1999 11:16 AM
>> To: Midrange List; EDI List Server
>> Subject: DUN dialer for a PC
>>
>>
>>
>> I am looking for a piece of PC (WIN95/98) software that I
>> can execute out of
>> a batch file that will dial a selected Dial up networking
>> number with PPP
>> and then have the ability to disconnect.  I'd like to do
>> something like the
>> following.
>>
>> pppdial.exe host1
>> ftp s:script.txt
>> pppdial.exe -q
>>
>> What I am looking for is something like pppdial.exe (made up
>> of course) that
>> will execute a dial up networking session without the user
>> needing to press
>> anything, and then have an option to do a disconnect after
>> my FTP script
>> runs.  That is what line 3 is support to represent
>> (-q=quit).  Anyone know
>> of such a utility???
>> What I am trying to do here is have a batch file that I can
>> attach to an EDI
>> translator and have it start a automated connection to a RAS
>> that has an
>> AS400 on it.  After the connect the FTP script will run, put
>> my file and
>> execute a program to process the data, after than the PC
>> will disconnect.
>> Thanks,
>> CJG
>>
>> Carl Galgano
>> EDI Consulting Services, Inc.
>> 540 Powder Springs Street
>> Suite C19
>> Marietta, GA  30064
>> 770-422-2995
>> mailto: cgalgano@ediconsulting.com
>> http://www.ediconsulting.com
>> EDI, Communications and AS400 Technical Consulting
>>
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