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Subject: Re: CIPE for Win2K
From: "Damion K. Wilson" <dkw,AT,rcm,DOT,bm>
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 15:59:10 +0100
In-reply-to: <B69D0566.16A8A%truk@truk.com>

Windows 2000 is SUCH a pain in the @$$ !

First you have to go into Control Panel and invoke Add/Remove hardware.

You want to Add/Troubleshoot a device, it'll take three or four days
searching for plug & play hardware.

If this is the first CIPE adapter, select Add a new device, otherwise you
should see an entry for CIPE VPN Adapter which you would use instead.

Don't search for new hardware

Select Network Adapters

Then select Have disk... and use the path for the CIPE driver disk1
directory (e.g. C:\CIPE-Win32\DISK1)

The installer will complain that CIPE-Win32 isn't signed by the Windows
2000 driver payroll board. All this means is that I didn't pay Micro$oft to
allow me to give this software away for free.

The adapter driver will start automatically after rebooting but the service

In Control Panel, Network & Dialup connections, you will find a new Local
Area Connection which will be identified (in Properties) as a CIPE VPN
Adapter. Configure the properties for this adapter as you need.

At this point, you should find a new Control Panel applet called "CIPE
Settings". Use this to setup peer information for your new adapter.

Hope this helps, Windows 2000 is SUCH a pain...


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On 1/30/01 at 11:57 PM truk wrote:

>First of all, I would like to thank you for the work you have put into
>Windows CIPE port. I'm sure I speak for a lot of people when I say I
>appreciate your efforts.
>I would also appreciate any hints you have concerning how to get get CIPE
>installed on a Win2K box. Your instructions would seem to work perfectly
>an NT4 machine, but I am bit lost as I can't even seem to get the adapter
>installed. I did drop the files in the winnt\system32 directory and could
>get a control panel for CIPE, but it wouldn't save any of my settings, and
>running the cipsrvr install command, I still can't get the service to
>(probably because it doesn't have any settings).
>I have CIPE up and working on a Red Hat 7 box, but I would love to have it
>on Win2K, as well.
>If there is any thing I do to help you in your efforts, please let me

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