Win 98 setup?

David Colliver david.colliver "at" revilloc.com
Wed, 30 Jan 2002 21:57:00 +0000


For a DNS service, take a look at www.dns2go.com and I think the other one
is www.dyndns.org

Regards.
Dave Colliver.
~~
All I ask is a chance to prove that money can't make me happy.

Collectible dolls from http://www.collectorsdolls.com
Web design? Web hosting? http://www.revilloc.com is the answer.
Tips, tricks and articles for programmers of all languages on
http://www.sourcecodecorner.com
Planning a wedding? http://www.bmcweddings.com
Advertise your car for free on http://www.drivingseat.com


----- Original Message -----
From: <Matthew.van.Eerde "at" hbinc.com>
To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2002 8:08 PM
Subject: RE: Win 98 setup?


> AOL does use TCP/IP, over a dial-up modem.  TCP/IP is the only protocol
used
> to connect to the Internet, regardless of whether it's through a modem or
a
> network card.  You usually cannot choose an IP address, it is granted to
you
> by your Internet Service Provider (AOL in this case.)  I recall AOL in
> particular also creates a software-only adapter called AOL Adapter or
> something because AOL uses a VPN.
>
> If your means of connection to a computer is through AOL, both on the
client
> and the host side, you will need some way of finding out what IP Address
AOL
> granted the host in order for the VNCViewer client to find it.  This may
be
> by running winipcfg on the host, or by hovering over the VNC Server icon
on
> the host.  Either way, you need someone at the host.
>
> There are third-party DNS services that will allow you to download a DNS
> registration client (which you would put on the VNC host.)  These will
allow
> the host to connect to the Internet, it will then register with the
> third-party DNS server, and the DNS server will update itself.  This will
> allow you to use a DNS name (leebrownvnchost1.thirdpartydnsserver.com, for
> example) to connect to the VNC host no matter what IP address it has at
the
> moment.
>

<snip>
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
To download your own free RevilloC mailserver, visit http://www.revilloc.com/mailserver
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, mail majordomo "at" uk.research.att.com with the line:
'unsubscribe vnc-list' in the message BODY
See also: http://www.uk.research.att.com/vnc/intouch.html
---------------------------------------------------------------------