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Windows 98 ICS and NT4.0 TCP/IP
whit Mar-10-00 06:44 PM
I am running a windows NT4.0 TCP/IP network. All clients are assigned IP addresses which connect them to the NT server. I would like to share the internet connection on one of the clients with the other clients on the network. Installing ICS changes my bindings and IP address so that I am unable to authenticate to the NT server. Is there a work around or other means for doing this?

1. RE: Windows 98 ICS and NT4.0 TCP/IP
lbyard Mar-10-00 07:38 PM
In response to message 0
I assume you are using static IP addresses? ICS has probably assigned the computer running ICS the same IP address as your NT server: 198.162.0.1, right? First, if it were me, I would move the Internet connection to the NT server and use SyGate (see http://duxcw.com/digest/Reviews/Network/sygate/sygate.htm). SyGate is better than ICS and you will have your connection on a computer which is on all of the time? If you want to continue with your configuration and use ICS with static IPs see http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q230/1/51.asp. Be sure the Windows Clients are still configured to log into your NT domain. Also, you can find a lot of useful info on ICS by searching the Microsoft Knowledge Base (http://search.support.microsoft.com/kb/c.asp) under Windows 98 SE using ICS. If this does not answer your question, please come back. If it does, it would be nice to know that it did. Larry

2. RE: Windows 98 ICS and NT4.0 TCP/IP
whit Mar-23-00 04:57 PM
In response to message 1
larry, thanks for the info. i've been involved on other things and am finally getting back to this. haven't had a chance to try things out yet but will let you know what ends up working.

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