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Old 04-12-2002, 10:17 AM   #1
cdakin
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Question Modem Sharing


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Is it possible to share a modem connection with other cmputers on my network at home? I would like to have my server the dial-up server for internet connection. and also do dial on demand.

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Old 04-12-2002, 01:40 PM   #2
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sure it is!! there are lots of tools out there for just this too - look at ipmasqerading. iptables (kernel 2.4) and ipchains are both good for this. check out firestarter or pmfirewall (do a goggle search) for this - as for dial on demand there is an option to be put in the /etc/ppp/options file called demand - i don;t remeber the exact syntax - if ya check out the ppp man pages it should help.
 
Old 04-13-2002, 02:45 AM   #3
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squid

Why not using squid?

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