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					        Configuring RDS for Windows 2000
                                          Created by
                                Information Technology Services
                                      October 30th 2001



 Welcome to the Remote Dial-in Services at         This configuration manual assumes that you
 RMIT. This service allows both students and       have permission to use the RMIT Remote Dial-
 staff to browse addresses in the RMIT domain      in service.
 (.rmit.edu.au) from off campus locations in the
 Melbourne Metropolitan area.                      If you are a staff member and already have a
                                                   Novell (NDS) account, then you will
 This document contains step-by-step               automatically have an RDS account set up for
 instructions on how to set up your computer       you. Students who also have an NDS account
 system in order to use the RMIT Remote Dial-      can also use this service.
 in Services.
                                                  To log into the system, you will need to use your
 However, before using this service you must      Staff or Student number followed by your NDS
 configure your system to be able to successfully password.
 access this service.

 This configuration process involves 2 steps

 1. Define the RMIT RDS to your computer

 2. Fine tune your computers network
 configurations to dial into RMIT.




Configuration RMIT Remote Dial-in Service for Windows 2000                            Page 1 of 7
                  Network and Dial-Up Connection
 To begin configuring your computer for remote
 dial in you must firstly open the Network and
                                                     Make a New Connection
 Dial-Up Connection. Network and Dial-Up
 Connection is accessible under the Start,         To create a new connection, you will need to
 Settings in your Windows 2000 system.             use the connection wizard. Press Next




 When you have opened Network and Dial-Up
 Connection, one of two things will happen. If
 this is your first time in setting up a Dial-Up
 Connection you will see the Welcome Wizard
 Window, as seen below.
                                                   The next window will ask you for a network
                                                   connection type, select Dial-up to private
                                                   network.




 However, if you have already used Network and
 Dial-Up Connection before you will see a
 Network and Dial-up Connection window.
 Double the click on the Make a New
 Connection icon.




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              Network and Dial-Up Connection
 Leaving the Use dialing Rules box un-ticked, type RMIT is now displayed as an icon in the
 in the telephone number. The telephone numbers Network and Dial-up Connections window.
 are
 For Staff      9664 2500
 For Students 9664 2200
 Then press Next.




                                                    An Icon should also now exist on your
 At the Connection Availability window, Select      desktop. This will enable you quicker access
 For all users. Then press Next                     to Remote Dial-in Services.




 Type in the name you want to use for the
 connection. For example, RMIT




 Then to Create a Shortcut to the RMIT Remote
 Dial-in Services on your desktop, tick the Add a
 shortcut to my desktop box at the bottom of the
 window. Then Press Finish


Configuration RMIT Remote Dial-in Service for Windows 2000                            Page 3 of 7
              Network and Dial-Up Connection
 RMIT Properties                                   Option Configuration
 In the Network and Dial-up Connections            Under the next tab called Options, only have
 windows, right click on RMIT icon. Select         the following boxes ticked
 Properties.                                       • Display progress while connecting
                                                   • Prompt for name and password, certificate,
                                                       etc
                                                   • Prompt for phone number
                                                   Once this has been done, select the next tab
                                                   called Networking




 Under the General tab in the properties window,
 the RMIT telephone number should be displayed
 under the Phone number window.




Configuration RMIT Remote Dial-in Service for Windows 2000                          Page 4 of 7
               Network and Dial-Up Connection
Networking Configuration                          Then press the Settings button. Make sure that
                                                  the settings shown below are all selected.
Under Networking tab, Select the dial-up server
type PPP:Windows 95/98/NT 4/2000, Internet




                                                  Next in the window “Components checked are
                                                  used by this connection:” select
                                                  Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
                                                  and press the Properties button.




Then make sure that the box
NWLink IPX/SPX/NetBIOS Compatible Transport
Protocol is unticked.




Now in the same window select the Internet
Protocol (TCP/IP) and press the Properties
button.

                                                  This will bring up the Internet Protocol
                                                  (TCP/IP) Properties window.




Configuration RMIT Remote Dial-in Service for Windows 2000                             Page 5 of 7
                  Network and Dial-Up Connection
 Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Advanced TCP/IP Settings
 Properties
 In the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Properties     This will bring up the Advanced TCP/IP
 window, select                                   Settings window. Under the displayed General
 Obtain an IP address automatically               Tab Tick the Use Default gateway on remote
                                                  network
                                                  And also make sure that the Use IP header
                                                  compression is ticked.




 Then Select
 Use the following DNS server addresses and
 type in the numbers as shown above.
                Then Press the Advanced button.




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Advanced TCP/IP Settings
                                                    This will then add rmit.edu.au in the DNS
Then select the next tab called DNS.                suffix as shown below
Below the window showing the DNS server
addresses, select the box
Append primary and connection specific DNS
suffixes.




                                                    Then tick the
                                                    Register this connections addresses in DNS.
                                                T
Then select the Append these DNS suffixes (in
order).

Then Press the Add button (circled above)           You are now ready to
A window will pop up asking for TCP/IP Domain       Login to RMIT RDS
Suffix (as shown below). Type in rmit.edu.au        The first step toward using the RMIT Remote
                                                    Dial-in Services is to login. You can do this by
Then Press Add                                      double clicking on this icon.




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