Windows 2000 Configuration of Incoming Connection

by Johannes Helmig [Published on 12 Feb. 2000 / Last Updated on 12 Feb. 2000]

After you created the Incoming Connection (Modem Server), you should
check the configuration:

Select the "Properties" of
the "Incoming Connections"
tab: General

Shows the active devices,
which are ready to accept
an incoming connection.
(take the Check-mark off
and the modem will NOT
pick up anymore for an
incoming call)

With the Modem selected
(highlighted in blue),
select "Properties"
To avoid callers to "forget"
to hang-up (terminate) a
connection, you can
define an Idle-time after
which the connection will
be disconnected.
tab: Users

If you need to add additional
users to have the permisison
to use the incoming
connection
tab: Network

allows to modify the
network components of
for the Incoming connetions,
usually to adjust the
Properties of the TCP/IP
protocol
you can allow access to
ONLY this system or
to any system on the network


We are ready to get an incoming connection:

which will change the icon to become more colorful.

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The Author — Johannes Helmig

Dr.Johannes Helmig is working as Director, Technical Knowledge Management in the Belgium office of Gerber Technology where he is involved in Customer Service and internal training, with special interest in Networking.

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