Chapter 12

The Remote Access Service (RAS)






What do we have in this chapter?


  1. RAS Client

  2. Compiling and Linking

  3. Data Structures and Platform Compatibility Issues

  4. RasDial()

  5. Synchronous Mode

  6. Asynchronous Mode

  7. Closing a Connection

  8. Phonebook

  9. Adding Phonebook Entries

  10. Deleting Phonebook Entries

  11. Managing User Credentials

  12. Connection Management

  13. Virtual Private Network (VPN)

  14. Program Example

  15. Useful References




This chapter presented the basics of using RAS to extend your computer's networking capability. We described how to call the RasDial() function to communicate with remote networks. We also discussed how to maximize RAS's capabilities by creating phonebook entries.







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