Re: Direct Connection

Clark Germann (cgermann@mosquito.frcc.cccoes.edu)
Sun, 2 Apr 1995 09:19:16 -0700 (MST)


Great! Thanks, I'll do the ftp today.

On Sun, 2 Apr 1995, Geoff Rehn wrote:

> At 7:25 PM 31/3/95, Clark Germann wrote:
> >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.
>
>
> I did this a long while ago.
> FTP to cleo.murdoch.edu.au
> Change to directory:
> /pub/dialup_access/slip/mac/direct_slip
>
>
> cleo>pwd
> /home/ftp/pub/dialup_access/slip/mac/direct_slip
> cleo>ls -al
> total 7
> drwxrwxr-x 3 rehn 512 Dec 16 08:23 ./
> drwxrwxr-x 5 rehn 512 Dec 16 08:21 ../
> drwxrwxr-x 2 rehn 512 Dec 16 08:23 Dialing_Scripts/
> -rw-rw-r-- 1 rehn 980 Dec 16 08:23 SLIP_Client_(dialup).hqx
> -rw-rw-r-- 1 rehn 954 Dec 16 08:23 SLIP_Server_(auto-answer).hqx
> -rw-rw-r-- 1 rehn 1920 Dec 16 08:23 direct_slip.txt
>
> I believe CUSM now has a direct SLIP mode thingy but I have not used it.
>
> regards
> Geoff R.
>
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