Dialing out via DUN to the Internet
Once the Connection has been configured
properly, you are ready to dial:
||On selecting "Dial", you need
to define your "User-Name"
and your Password.
||You should "hear" now
your modem trying to
||If you defined a Script,
then that script will now
take over and send to your
ISP the User-name and password.
||You are connected !
To avoid to get this screen
on future connections, you can
put a check-mark on both
The Internet is based on the "TCP/IP"-protocol,
and with the huge number of systems out there, it is important to
have a working "DNS: Domain Name Service",
so lets check it out by using the "TCP/IP"-utility
In this example, I "ping" my
WebSite server "ourworld.compuserve.com".
TCP/IP works out via DNS, that the IP-address is :
188.8.131.52, so :
DNS is working !
Also, the TCP/IP connection to the Internet-server is
up-and-running, because we are getting the ping-reply (this test
can be made with ANY Internet server !)
||In your Taskbar, look at the icon for "Dial-Up
Right-click and call up the "Monitor":
||The "Dial-Up Networking Monitor"
shows now the Statistics:
- transferred data
The tab:"Summary" shows
active connections (do not forget:
NT can handle MULTIPLE
The Button "Details"
you the IP-address, which was
assigned to your system for this
connection by the DHCP of your ISP.
||Once you are finished "surfing" the
Do NOT forget to hang-up:
Right-Click on the taskbar-icon and select to
hang-up your connection.
To make it quicker to get to the Dial-Up
connection icon, you can create a short-cut to it on the Desktop:
That's it: Happy Internet Surfing !