Re: NT V4.0 DUN without logon

Michael E. Hanson ( )
Mon, 21 Apr 1997 09:47:03 -0500

You need something like MS Proxy Server, set it up to dial on demand.

> From: Darryl Harvey <>
> To:
> Subject: NT V4.0 DUN without logon
> Date: Monday, April 21, 1997 08:16
> Hi,
> This may be a dumb question to some of you, but I have to start
> somewhere. I am starting up a limited service ISP, with an NT V4.0 SP2
> server. I am only having a modem connection at this stage and want the
> server to handle the connection. (No external router connection).
> What I want is:
> The NT Server to dial and connect (Auto logon) to my ISP automatically
> without any need for a logon to occur on the console.
> Currently I have to logon as administrator (or someone with similar
> permissions) and initiate a DUN connection to bring up the network. I
> have to leave that user logged on to keep that connection open.
> How can I make the server logon by itself (As a service??)
> At present, if there is a power failure or system crash, when the server
> comes back up, I must manually logon, then initiate a DUN connection..
> This is not good, I want it to be automatic without any intervention on
> behalf (Especially as I will be away overseas for a couple of weeks
> Any advice ?? What do I need to accomplish this?
> Rgds,
> Darryl
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