Dialup sharing in simple LAN

Renaud (Ron) Olgiati renaud at olgiati-in-paraguay.org
Wed Nov 22 12:46:06 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 22 November 2006 09:29, my mailbox was graced by a missive
 from "O. Sinclair" <o.sinclair at gmail.com> who wrote:

> In one project I work with I plan to install some small LANs (3-4 PCs)
> on a simple wired network and then have them share a dial-up internet
> connection (reason being they are far away from any broadband and
> satellite costs an arm and a leg).

> anyone knows a software or method of achieving this as "support-free" as
> possible? meaning that if one PC calls for internet access the connected
> PC should call and then hang up when all is finished without human
> intervention.

If you can install a firewall box with IPCop on it, it will happily dials on 
demand for the whole network.
                        George Orwell was an optimist.
                                       -- Isaac Asimov
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