• Subject: Re: DUN dialer for a PC
  • From: Jim Langston <jlangston@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 12 Oct 1999 06:28:09 -0700
  • Organization: Conex Global Logistics Services, Inc.

To initiate the PPP dialer just connect to a TCP/IP stack.  It connects
automatically,
as long as you use the wizard to set it up and not set it up manually.

Regards,

Jim Langston

Carl Galgano wrote:

> Jim:
> As far as I can tell, there is no way to initiate the PPP dialer in WIN98 in
> a batch file.  I have found a product called Connect Scheduler (about
> $20/shareware) that will fit the bill.  Thanks to all who responded.
> 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
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Langston <jlangston@conexfreight.com>
> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
> Date: Monday, October 11, 1999 4:07 PM
> Subject: Re: DUN dialer for a PC
>
> >Well, I know in Windows 98 if you use the internet wizard you can set up
> >a PPP account, and you can have it automatically disconnect once it
> >detects that the network is not being used.
> >
> >I don't see why this can't be used for any PPP account.
> >
> >You can get to the internet wizard by going to the HELP [start][help] and
> typing
> >"internet" in the index.  One of the options is the internet connection
> wizard.
> >
> >Regards,
> >
> >Jim Langston
> >
> >Carl Galgano wrote:
> >
> >> 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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