Re: [Emerald] Remote Acess

James Martin ( )
Mon, 17 May 1999 19:51:41 -0500


It is if you need to access the network domain controller for mapping unc
paths. The client has to use either WINS or LMHOSTS to identify other
computers on the network in order to map drives unless you use the form of
\\\sharename .

At 06:53 PM 5/17/99 -0400, you wrote:
>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 ?

Thank You,
James Martin, MCP
System Administrator
First Internet Communications, LLC
(931) 455-8611