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Part 4: Setting Up Client Computers For Internet Access; Client Computer Requirements; System Requirements - IBM 22P6415 User Manual

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Part 4: Setting up client computers for Internet access

This section provides information on setting up client computers for Internet
access.

Client computer requirements

Client computers can use Microsoft
Linux, or Unix.

System requirements

Your computer must have the following:
v An Ethernet (10/100BASE-T, 10BASE-T, or IEEE 802.11b WLAN) network
interface card (NIC)
v A TCP/IP network protocol
v a CD-ROM drive
v A Microsoft Internet Explorer browser (version 5.0 or higher) or Netscape
Navigator (version 4.0 or higher)
Notes:
1. The Gateway supports auto-crossover in all four LAN port switches.
2. The Web-based setup utility is compatible with Microsoft Windows 95,
Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (SE),
Microsoft Windows NT
Professional, and Microsoft Millennium Edition (Me).
3. The Gateway routes only IP packets from the LAN/Wireless ports to the
Internet-broadband port.
Setting up Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows Millenium
clients
If you use the built-in DHCP server, the server provides the following TCP/IP
configuration information to your computer:
v IP address of the computer
v Subnet mask of the computer
v IP address of the default gateway, which is also the IP address of the server
v DNS server
To configure a Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows Millenium computer as
your client computer, do the following:
1. Click Start
2. Double-click Network.
3. In the network component list, double-click TCP/IP for the network card.
4. Click the IP Address tab.
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