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sharing the internet (ICS)

Discussion in 'Networking' started by scroogle, Jan 30, 2005.

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  1. scroogle

    scroogle Thread Starter

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    Hey, I posted about a week ago about what turns out to be a SP2 problem. Anyway, i have set up a network with a host computer with 2 ethernet ports, one for my DSL modem and another to a 5-port switch(not a router). Now i can share files and folders with no problems. Yet when i try to share my Broadband Connection it seem to dysfunction. All the LAN connections are all enabled etc, yet now i cant share files, and when I go into "View workgroup computers" I only see the computer that i am using. The same thing with both computers. I have tried bridging the connections again and sharing the entire bridge, which doesnt work. I am also unsure which LAN Connection to share, the one that goes to my modem, or the one going to my switch?
     
  2. coulterp

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    Use ICS to share the connection going to your modem. You do not need to bridge network connections.
     
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