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Can i get help on how to setup a peer to peer network so that about 7 users can all access the internet running on one machine

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by iflybyu In reply to winnt peer-to-peer networ ...

Are you running a ADSL Line or a phone modem? If you run Windows 98 SE you can internet share with NIC cards, but you will still need a firewall. You could also use a program like Wingate. This is a proxy server software program and firewall. This allows all 7 people to access the internet. There is also WINPROXY but I have never used this program. I have used Wingate and have no trouble with it and it was easy to set up.

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by ustutz In reply to winnt peer-to-peer networ ...

For small traffic, Windows NT can function as a router. Enable "IP Forwarding" in the network properties, Protocol, TCP/IP properties. You may have to create your routing tables manually (see the "route" command. This is based on the assumption, that once of your NT servers is a dual homed server of some variety (i.e., local LAN and WAN / Internet / dial out.

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by Inspectorclave In reply to winnt peer-to-peer networ ...

I am assuming that you already have a functioning LAN. With this in mind you will need a router to interface with your LAN and the internet. This can be accomplished through the implementation of a physical router (has a port on it for your Internet connection and another port for connection to the LAN). An alternative to a physical router is a "multihomed computer". This is simply a computer on the LAN that has 2 NIC's in it. One NIC is configured with the protocol settings for the LAN and the other NIC is configured with the TCP/IP settings for the Internet connection. You will not need to enable IP forwarding because you only have one two subnets (the first router on the Internet will have the route to the next hop).

In order for more than one person on the LAN to access the Internet simultaneously (without multiple assigned IP addresses) you will need to implement NAT (Network Address Translation). Most routers have this feature built in. If you are using a multihomed computer, a software p

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by Inspectorclave In reply to winnt peer-to-peer networ ...

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package such as NAT32 (www.nat32.com) or SyGate (www.sybergen.com) will work. Also, install firewall software such as Zone Alarm (www.zonelabs.com).

HTH,
Inspectorclave

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