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ICS Configuration

By Dynoe ·
What in the world is an ICS configuration? I know it is network related, but that is all I know.

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by larah In reply to ICS Configuration

Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) is a feature of Win98 and XP, not sure about 2K. It runs off a simple wizard and connects 2/more PCs together to share files, printers, and/or an ISP connection. You can use a hub or a crossover cable (for between2 units) tied to NICs on the PCs with a designated PC as the internet connection (modem). Essentially you build a simple client/server internetnetwork. Whichever PC is the server/master also acts as the DHCP server. There is much info on the web for specifics. Be advised: AOL doesn't play nice with ICS, at least not for me.

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Internet Connection Sharing

by geas In reply to ICS Configuration

ICS stands for Internet Connection Sharing. It allows unlimited number of users to share just one active internet account. There are alot of ways to implement this technology. Windows ME and latter has a native support for ICS. Gateways can also be used for ICS.

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by nariman1000 In reply to ICS Configuration

ICS is standing for internet connection sharing. i.e: you have a cable modem in your house and you have 4 computers, you maybe want to have internet on all of your computers. I know a wery cheap way to share the internet and a expensive one. The expensive is that you get your self a router. the router maybe costs 100 dollars. Or the cheap way is quaite good as the router, you just have to buy another network card. 10mbps/s=7.5dollars
100mbps/s=9.7 dollars
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Router:
+ no computer has to be turned on to share the net
- It has a built in firewall that sucks wery hard. You can't get out of it unless you open a port(Hard)
Server (basic computer i.e 386/486 with dual network cards)
+it's cheap and you just need linux or windos(if you want to use linux you dont eaven need a harddrive)
-the server needs to be turned on when you want to surf

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