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- another term for dial-up
- ‘A console server with a modem attached can support a number of system consoles through a single dial-in connection.’
- ‘Most racetracks have a small dial-in board that is visible from the burnout area for this purpose.’
- ‘For example, George believes that external communications (e.g., dial-in access and wireless communications) should probably be encrypted.’
- ‘It also includes setting up dial-in clients, e-mail aliases, masquerading and list servers.’
- ‘Registrants will receive a packet of information and dial-in instructions.’
- ‘The advent and proliferation of broadband Internet access brought unbelievable performance gains: no more waiting for the dial-in process, faster navigation and quicker downloads.’
- ‘The servers also use PCAnywhere 8.0 for remote dial-in support, as well as the MKS UNIX command line simulator.’
- ‘When I did get through to tech support, they suggested an alternate dial-in number that never did work.’
- ‘After selecting a dial-in number via an integrated MCI access manager and establishing a modem connection, users are prompted for user name, password and soft-token PIN.’
- ‘Members will be able to purchase 500-mile upgrades on the Internet or via a dial-in system for $25 per upgrade compared with $30 if done at the airport or through reservations.’
- ‘When in-band management connections are not possible, then the console server provides dial-in connectivity to a system's consoles providing for reconfiguring or simply rebooting devices to return them to operation.’
- ‘When you plan a very small ISP site or corporate network with a small number of dial-in users, it may be useful to deploy Linux as a remote access server.’
- ‘He admitted that ‘the email attachment contained a hidden computer script that reset the dial-in telephone number in the user's WebTV box to 9-1 - 1.’’
- ‘You can connect a standard external modem to the PC Weasel and have dial-in access to the computer - not just the running operating system, but the whole machine.’
- ‘Remote-access systems with weak access controls: Hackers frequently bypass firewalls and access controls through remote access points such as dial-in servers by simply dialing directly into a server.’
- ‘‘We've web-enabled our ‘On-Line II’ direct dial-in service so dealers can access our inventory with a computer,’ Navarre said.’
- ‘As the Geobytes staff points out below, I can roll up my sleeves and redirect the dial-in spammers.’
- ‘I had reformatted my computer and lost the dial-in number.’
- ‘The most common technologies here are LDAP (lightweight directory access protocol) and Radius (remote authentication dial-in user service).’
- ‘I've used Analog for several years, first on a FreeBSD system; I was a dial-in customer curious about my personal web pages.’
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