How do I configure the services that Internet Connection Sharing provides?

A. With Internet Connection Sharing (ICS), you can offer services (e.g., FTP and Telnet) to remote networks from clients on your network. To enable services, perform the following steps:

  1. Click Start, Settings, Control Panel, Network and Dial-up Connections, \[RAS connection\]).
  2. Select Properties.
  3. Select the Sharing tab.
  4. Click Settings.
  5. Select the Services tab.
  6. Select the services you want to enable:
    • FTP Server
    • Internet Mail Access Protocol Version 3 (IMAP3)
    • Internet Mail Access Protocol Version 4 (IMAP4)
    • Internet Mail Server (SMTP)
    • Post Office Protocol Version 3 (POP3)
    • Telnet Server
  7. When you select a service, you need to enter the DNS name and IP address of the machine on the local network.
  8. Click OK.
  9. Click OK to close the main dialog box.

To add a service, on the Services tab, click Add and enter a name for the service, the port number to use, whether it's TCP or UDP, and the DNS name or IP address of the machine on the local network offering the service.

TAGS: Windows 8
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