Getting a computer dial in to the internet after a phone call
declan.moriarty at ntlworld.ie
Sun Nov 17 02:04:48 PST 2002
Was it Daniel Brewer who wrote on Friday 15 November 2002 15:40:
> Hi there,
> I gave a dial in internet connection that I cannot afford to leave on
> all day. The problem is that sometimes I would like to access it from
> work. Is there any possible way to do this. Ideally I would like to
> be able to phone my home number from a phone and then when I stop the
> call for the computer to automatically dial up a stay on for say 30
> I have linked into diald a bit but it seems as if you have to dial from
> a computer to a computer which is not what I'm really looking for as my
> work pc has a permant connection.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks in advance. I know it sounds impossible!
> Dan Brewer
Solutions with extra hardware spring to mind. Bit if you leave your pc ON,
and set up as a server, ready to answer the phone surely you can dial in and
telnet to it ( or better still ssh to it) with a username and password.
Then you're the boss. Where's the problem? (Says he with his tongue in his
cheek). What I mean is, which bits of it can't you do?
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