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Old 11-25-2002
Question Modem sharing

Hello guys. I am runnign SCO OSr5 and I need to share the modem with the local PCs in my network.. Can some one help? is this posible and if it is, how?

F,Ruiz.
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Old 11-25-2002
Having done this on my FreeBSD server - and home LAN, the principles are:

(1) Your SCO server must be made a gateway; this requires NAT (Network Address Translation) so that it can forward unknown packets to the ISP it's connected to.

(2) The PCs on the LAN will then need to have the server IP address configured as their "default gateway/router"; and the ISP's DNS IP address(es) configured too.

Hope this helps!
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Old 11-25-2002
modem sahring.

Thanks for the reply, but I need to be able to use the modem on the SCO box as if it was on my PC. I don't want internet access. I have a bunch of PC that need a modem in them, so instead of buying modems for all, I'd like to see if I can use the one installed on the SCO box. I need the SCO box to share the modem much like printrs. Is there such thing?

F,Ruiz.
 

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