For establishing a network connection to a remote computer within an MICROS Retail OSCAR POS multi-installation via a modem or ISDN, you have to configure a dial-up connection in Windows NT and install and configure the Remote Access Service (RAS).
The description of the configuration of the RAS SERVER and the dial-up connection can be found in the following documentations:
The configuration of a dial-up with the corresponding components of the RAS service has to be carried out on every system unit – on both the central and the branch computers.
In an MICROS Retail OSCAR POS multi-installation, the RAS service has to be configured and started only on the branch computers. On the central computer, only the dial-up network with the corresponding telephone book entries has to be configured to enable the functions "update installation" and "get statistics" to be carried out.
When the RAS service is installed, the RAS setup will be started automatically. If RAS has already been installed, a RAS-compatible device (modem or ISDN adapter) can be embedded via Control Panel -> Network -> Services -> Properties of RAS, button Add. If a modem has not been installed yet, it will be added first, a corresponding window will appear automatically.
In Configure, you can adjust the following settings:
In Network, you have to adjust the following:
In Configure TCP/IP, you can adjust the following setting:
Click on OK and close the window Network Configuration. If Windows NT wants to reboot the computer, this should be done in order to keep the linkages and the libraries up to date.
Start the Dial-up via Start -> Programs -> Accessories and configure a new Telephone book entry.
Via the button Other in Server, you can make the following entries:
Click on the button TCP/IP Setting and make the appropriate entries for the IP address.
Click on the button Select and enter the user name and password in the next window.
Via the command netstat -rn (DOS window), you can view the routing table.
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