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Router configuration

By smaengr2003 ·
Is it possible to configure a system with any microsoft os to act as a router?

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by faradhi In reply to Router configuration

Yes you can. Here is an article that will show you how.

http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles_tutorials/Configuring-Windows-Server-2003-act-NAT-router.html

However, why would you want to? After you purchase the hardware and OS license, you will have exceeded the cost of a hardware router.

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by wcp In reply to Router configuration

Yes for internet connection sharing, internal networking to share files and printers.
You have to have Windows 98SE or later version.

http://tinyurl.com/j9dtv How to enable Internet Connection Sharing on a home or a small office network connection in Windows XP

http://tinyurl.com/jaqyd Description of Internet Connection Sharing (for Windows 98SE and ME)

http://tinyurl.com/z94kz How to Set Up Internet Connection Sharing in Windows 2000

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Windows NT 4.0 Workstation - No
Windows NT 4.0 Server -Yes (You have to install Proxy Server)
Windows 2000/2003 Server - Yes
Windows SBS 2000/2003 - Yes

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