Re: [Emerald] Remote Acess

Josh Hillman ( (no email) )
Mon, 17 May 1999 18:53:46 -0400

From: James Martin <>

>With Microsoft clients it is easy to do.
>Setup a dialup account on your Radius Server.
>Setup an account on your local network.
>Make sure you have either WINS or use LMHOST to point to your Server.

The above step (WINS/LMHost) is not necessary if your dial-up IP address is
in the same subnet as your LAN. Just something to know...


>Install "Client for Microsoft Networks".
>Give your Client machine "Group" name the same name as your Domain.
>Logon on to your Client machine with the same account you setup on the
>Install Emerald on the client machine.
>Install the SQL drivers and setup the DSN.
>Check "Log on to Network" in your Dial-Up connection.
>Dialup your Internet connection.
>Start Emerald and point to your SQL database.
>That is the basic setup.
>At 02:04 PM 5/17/99 -0700, you wrote:
>>Yes, it is possible and very easy actually. It is as safe as you make it.
>>You only need to map the drive of the computer where Emerald resides.
>>setup the client to that machine and it should work. There are other ways
>>to accomplish this but I think this is the easiest way. Good luck. :)
>>Guillaume Pavy wrote:
>>> Hi !
>>> I'd like to know if it is possible to configure the Emerald client for
>>> accessing remotely the database via Internet ?
>>> If yes, how to do it ?.. and is it safe ?