Setting up Internet Connection Sharing

For Win2k :
  • Setup connection sharing :
    MS KB307311 HOW TO: Set Up Internet Connection Sharing in Windows 2000
    MS KB237254 How to Enable Internet Connection Sharing on a Network Connection in Windows 2000
  • Forward ports to local server :
    MS Technet To configure Internet connection sharing for applications and services
For WinXP :
  • Setup sharing of a connection :
    MS KB306126 HOW TO: Configure Internet Connection Sharing in Windows XP
    MS KB314066 How to Enable Internet Connection Sharing on a Home or Small Office Network Connection in Windows XP
  • Setup sharing of a PPPoE connection :
    MS KB316276 How to Share a PPPoE Internet Connection with Windows XP
    MS KB319661 Connectivity Problems on ICS Clients When You Use a PPPoE Connection on a Windows XP ICS Host
  • Use static IP on local server :
    MS KB309642 How to Configure a Static Client for Windows XP Internet Connection Sharing
  • Forward ports to local server :
    MS KB309524 How to Configure Windows XP ICS for an Internal PPTP Server
  • Create bridge with connection sharing :
    MS KB309640 Creating a Bridge with Two Internal Adapters on ICS Host
    MS KB302348 Bridge May Not Work With a Non-Promiscuous Mode Network Adapter
    MS KB892892 Bridge between network adapters may not enable in Windows XP
  • Troubleshoot the connection sharing :
    MS KB308021 Resources for Troubleshooting Internet Connection Sharing in Windows XP
For Win2k3 :
  • Setup connection sharing :
    MS KB324286 HOW TO: Set Up Internet Connection Sharing in Windows Server 2003
Note to do ICS in WinNT4 a proxy server has to be installed: Related Internet Connection Sharing in Win98/Me

Updated: 3 October 2010

Comments:

  1. Peter Wane says:

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