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To: Phil Scarratt <fil,AT,draxsen,DOT,com>
Subject: Re: road worriers
From: Michael Piko <michael,AT,piko,DOT,com,DOT,au>
Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2003 19:41:50 +1000
Cc: cipe-l,AT,inka,DOT,de
References: <001c01c345a7$d99e6fc0$0f00000a@bug> <3F0B5B80.907@draxsen.com>
Reply-to: Michael Piko <michael,AT,piko,DOT,com,DOT,au>

Thanks for that. It works well.

Is there a way to update the control panel applet automatically with the ip
address of the road worrier (XP) when on the road, for example, when
connecting from an outside network? -or do you have to manually change it
each time?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Phil Scarratt" <fil,AT,draxsen,DOT,com>
To: "Michael Piko" <michael,AT,piko,DOT,com,DOT,au>
Cc: <cipe-l,AT,inka,DOT,de>
Sent: Wednesday, July 09, 2003 10:02 AM
Subject: Re: road worriers

> Short answer is no there isn't.
>
> Longer answer is that it is possible:
>
> 1. Set the service to manual
> 2. create a batch file (.cmd) that starts the service (net start "DKW
> Heavey industries etc etc")
> 3. Place a shortcut to it on the dekstop or wherever.
>
> I also made some batch files for the Startup Script and Shutdown
> settings on the CIPE control applet. Startup Script had route commands
> in it as well as a command to change the name of the shortcut to the
> batch file above to something like "Disconnect from DestinationX".
> Shutdown script had the reverse in it - ie renamed shortcut to "Connect
> to DestinationX". I think I also had a batch file that ran on boot up of
> the machine to rename the file to "Connect..." just in case it had not
> been shutdown properly.
>
> Fil
>
> Michael Piko wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > After much help from the good people here I was able to get my XP
machine to
> > VPN into my RH Linux machine. Thanks.
> >
> > The question I have is:
> > Is there a "front end" to the road worrier end (XP) to bring up the
> > interface on demand rather than ever time the machine starts up?
> >
> > TIA.
> >
> > Michael.
> >
> >
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>
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