Re: Dial-up and Windows Networks
From: James Hastie (jameshastie_at_NOSPAM.iprimus.com.au)
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 22:21:16 +1000
"Aix Tom" <thomas.NOSPAMgaukel@t-online.de> wrote in message
> "James Hastie" <jameshastie@NOSPAM.iprimus.com.au> wrote in
> > Hi,
> > I have a debian box configured on a network of 4 windows pcs, running
> > as a gateway/firewall , proxy server, apache server and dns server.
> > Each of the win pcs connects to the dial-up internet thru the linux
> > box. Currently if one of these windows computer is to establish a
> > connection, a win ssh client is needed to login onto the linux
> > computer and to initiate the dial-up script.
> > So if you have understood me..............
> > I want for each of hte win computers to have a simple way to connect
> > to the internet, without going through the ssh client, etc. ie maybe a
> > webpage (hosted with apache) with a dialon button.
> > Someone has suggested creating a perl/php script and then calling that
> > on a website using cgi, but i dont understand how to code in perl or
> > php.
> > So im looking for anyone who has this situation or can help me resolve
> > it.
> > James
> Remote shell comes to mind. I don't know if the client is available in
> your windows version, I'm pretty shure it's in NT4 upward, but I'm not
> shure if it's in the "Home" versions.
> You can use a DOS command (e.g. started by a Desktop Icon or someting in
> the Start Menu)
> rsh -l linuxuser linuxbox "command"
> to run a command on the Linux Box. You obviously will notice that there
> is no password given. But the command is executed only when the hostname
> of the sending machine is present in a file called .rhosts in the home -
> directory of the linux user. Otherwise the login is denied.
> For more information have a look at "man rshd"
I had to change the syntax of ur example command.
But the format seems to make sense
However i dont have a .rshosts file