Tech Tips / Windows NT / Networking

Get to know RASPHONE

If you're unfamiliar with RASPHONE, you may want to get to know this handy little utility better. RASPHONE is a dial-in applet that, unlike RASDIAL, provides many user-friendly features, including:

  • Prefix/suffix
  • Auto-redial
  • Authentication on retries
  • Operator-assisted dialing
  • Terminal mode input connections
  • Statistics
  • Edit password

If you want to place RASPHONE's Port Status dialog box on your desktop for easy access, follow these steps:

  1. From a Windows NT command prompt, run RASPHONE.
  2. Make a connection to <entry>.
  3. Exit RASPHONE, but don't break the connection.
  4. From the command prompt, run RASPHONE with the -s switch.

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