You can add the details of a remote computer with which your computer can communicate. More than one entry can be defined for a particular computer. Each entry specifies an alternative communications path, and is tried in sequential order.
To add a system using the Dialup Systems Manager:
Refer to the Devices(4bnu) manual page for further information on these devices. (In the Devices file, these devices are known as Direct, ISDN_ASYNC, ACU and ISDN_SYNC respectively.)
The devices available on your computer can be viewed using the Dialup Systems Manager; see ``Viewing the devices''.
Select a speed of Any if the device can be used at any speed.
The phone number consists of numeric part and an optional alphabetic
abbreviation. If an abbreviation is
used, it must be present in the
For example, the number ``CA2676''
has an associated entry in the Dialcodes file, for example
In this entry, an equals sign (=) tells the modem to wait for a
secondary dial tone before dialing the remaining digits.
9= would dial 9, then wait for the
secondary dial tone on an outside line.
A dash (-) in the string instructs the modem to pause for four
seconds before dialing the next digit.
By using dialcodes, a portable Systems file can be created that can be used at a number of sites where the dialing prefixes differ (for internal phone systems).
Enter a phone number and click on Add to add it to the list of phone numbers. The order of this list may be changed by selecting a phone number and clicking on Promote to move it upwards, or on Demote to move it downwards. A phone number may be removed from the list by selecting it and clicking on Delete.
These fields are described on the Systems(4bnu) manual page.
These details may subsequently be modified or deleted.
There are two buttons present on this screen: