RE: Direct Connection

Clark Germann (
Sat, 1 Apr 1995 12:02:58 -0700 (MST)

Thanks, we'll try it. What software do you use? We have Mactcp on the
Macs and Trumpet Winsock on the PCs.

On Sat, 1 Apr 1995 wrote:

> Yes, we do it all the time. U just need to make sure that whatever ppp login
> is required (e.g. netmanage is simple username and password) is followed.
> Of course this doesn't apply in a simple point to point but cuseeme will
> even handle multiple connections directly to single source PC,without unix
> reflector, provided the PC has reasonable power to handle.
> John
> >I'm sure this question's been asked before, but is it possible to
> >connect two slip/ppp computers directly over a phone line? Or does one
> >computer have to be a UNIX host? Occassionally we would like to do a
> >conference to a site where there is not an local internet connection and
> >using a direct phone connection would be good.
> >
> >
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> John J Falcone <Email:>
> University Computing Services Corp (UCSC)
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