Re: [Emerald] Remote Acess

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Mon, 17 May 1999 18:43:28 -0700

Josh Hillman 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...

Its also not needed if you install TCP/IP support on your
SQL Server and use the SQL Client Configuration utility to add an
entry for your SQL Server using TCP/IP.

> Josh
> >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
> Server.
> >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.
> Then
> >>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 ?


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