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Date:      Fri, 6 Jun 1997 10:37:40 -0500 (CDT)
From:      Dan Riley <>
To:        Tim Oneil <>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: BSD and NT rass
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On Fri, 6 Jun 1997, Tim Oneil wrote:

> At 07:09 AM 6/6/97 -0400, you wrote:
> >NT does not work like a UNIX PPP server, and unless
> >you are running the NT server (I assume your ISP runs it)
> >you probably will not get to connect like you expect.  NT's
> >remote access server uses a Microsoft flavor of PPP that
> >is designed to shelter the fragile folks who use Windows
> >95 and 3.11 from gory things like a login prompt on a black
> >screen.  They just call in and connect, and their logins are
> >in the dialog boxes in windows, which is then passed via
> >the abstraction layers to and through the OS and hardware.
> >Trying to get a login prompt from an NT system by just
> >calling via modem on a terminal screen will not work.  I have
> >not heard of anything that lets one do this from UNIX to NT,
> >only from NT or Windows to UNIX.
> In NT's defense you can configure RAS to prompt you in one of
> several different ways, a plain login console being one of them.
> -Tim

Has anyone been able to connect to a NT RAS server using a FreeBSD/ppp 

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