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Changing a network card when WinGate is installed on the PC is usually a straight forward process that shouldn’t require any major alterations to WinGate itself. However,there are several points to note in when dealing with network card install...
When configuring WinGate to access the Internet through a DSL/Broadband router, there are usually several considerations to make, depending on the particular features of the router. With more routers offering their own built in Network Address Translati...
With the move to Active Directory by more Windows based networks, there are several things that are needed in order to make WinGate work within this type of scenario. It is recommended that you read the knowledge base article relating to Active Dire...
With the increasing popularity of Digital Subscriber Line(DSL) and Broadband/Satellite Internet connections, it can be difficult in understanding the way WinGate will use these types of connections to access the Internet on behalf of its clients. Win...
Active Directory Overview When implementing WinGate in an Active Directory (AD) environment there are numerous features of the AD, which will affect the way that WinGate needs to be configured. AD requires a DNS (DynamicDNS) server be availa...
Turning off the firewall from the Control Panel/Windows Firewall Application is not enough to ensure that the firewall stays disabled. Windows is able to turn the firewall back on without prompting you first, so you may find the firewall becomes reenabled...
Network Address Translation protocol or NAT as it is more commonly termed, is a technology that has been implemented for use by WinGate's Extended Networking Services, as a client connectivity method in WinGate. In simple terms NAT works by taking...
WinGate is a proxy server and as such handles Internet requests on behalf of clients on the local area network. Because these clients will never directly access the Internet, they are assigned (either statically or through WinGate’s DHCP) an IP ad...
How to setup the correct TCP/IP configuration for WinGate running on a Windows 2000, XP, or 2003 Computer: Select the ”My Network Places” icon on the desktop and right click to open the context menu and select properties. An alternative...
Testing TCP/IP connectivity with Ping Ping is a utility included with all current versions of Windows and can be used to test the connectivity between computers on the LAN, and the Internet. It does so by sending tiny packets (called ECHO_REQUEST )...