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10.7. Allow other users to dial into your computer to access local resources

While you'll usually find a Windows 2000 Server computer acting as a dial-up server, there are situations where a Windows 2000 Professional computer is also handy as a dial-up server. For example, you might have a small office with no server per se, and other users need to connect to your computer to use files either on your computer or on the LAN. Or perhaps you want to set up your office computer so you can dial into it from home to work after hours. In either case, it's easy to configure Windows 2000 for incoming connections.

10.7.1. Configure your system as a dial-up server for local resources only

Windows 2000 Professional treats all incoming connections through a single icon in the Network and Dial-Up Connections folder. It's easy to configure the system as a dial-up server since Windows 2000 provides a wizard to help automate the task:


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