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 firstname.lastname@example.org >> -----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: email@example.com >> http://www.ediconsulting.com >> EDI, Communications and AS400 Technical Consulting >> +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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