Required Information for Connecting to the Internet

Before completing the Configure E-mail and Internet Connection Wizard, it is recommended that you contact your Internet service provider (ISP) and collect information about your Internet connection. It is recommended that you use this form to record the information. To print this form, right-click the browser window, and then click Print. This form is also located in Appendix A, "Additional Information," of Getting Started.

Dial-up connection

Complete this section if you have a dial-up connection using a modem or ISDN terminal adapter.

 

Dial-up connection information Description

Phone number:____________________

ISP user name:____________________

Password:____________________

Used to configure your local network the Internet.

Static IP address:____________________

Preferred DNS server:____________________

Alternate DNS server (optional):____________________

This is required only if you have a static IP address for your Internet connection; otherwise, your IP address is obtained dynamically.

Broadband connection

Complete this section if you have a high-speed connection to the Internet that is always available using a network device such as a cable modem, DSL modem, or a router (including a dial-on-demand or ISDN router).

 

Broadband connection information Description

Static IP address (if applicable): ____________________

Subnet mask: ____________________

Default gateway: ____________________

Preferred DNS server:____________________

Alternate DNS server (optional):____________________

Used to configure your local network the Internet. For broadband connection information, the following applies:

  • The IP address and subnet mask are required only if your ISP provided a static IP address for connecting to the Internet.
  • If your server uses a local router (such as a dial-on-demand or ISDN router), the default gateway is the local IP address of the router, as shown in the following diagram: Local IP address of router
    Local IP address of router
    The local IP address of router is not provided by your ISP. You must check the configuration of your router.

Service name (optional):____________________

ISP user name:____________________

Password:____________________

This is required if you have a Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE) connection.

Important

  • In addition to the configuration settings performed by this wizard, you must follow your ISP's instructions for connecting your broadband device to the Internet.

Firewall

Complete this section if you plan to enable the firewall provided with Windows Small Business Server 2003. Or, if you use a router device to connect to the Internet and it supports the UPnP framework, complete this section.

You can allow predefined services for the Web, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), e-mail, virtual private network (VPN), or Terminal Services, by running the wizard.

If you want to allow custom services through the firewall, such as services necessary for a third-party application, complete the following table:

 

Custom service name Protocol type (TCP or UDP) Port number

1. ____________________

_____

_____

2. ____________________

_____

_____

Note

  • Standard services to ensure Internet connectivity are automatically allowed when you enable the firewall. For more information, click Start, click Help and Support, and search for "firewall settings."

Secure Web site

If you want to allow access from the Internet to your default Web site or Web services, the wizard will configure Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) to secure communications. For the wizard to configure SSL, you must provide Registered Internet domain name used to access your server from the Internet:

Web server full Internet name: ____________________

Example: ServerName.wingtiptoys.com

Note

  • You may also obtain a Web server certificate from a trusted authority. For more information, see Appendix A, "Additional Information," of Getting Started.

E-mail

If you will send and receive Internet e-mail using Exchange, complete the following:

  • Specify method used to deliver e-mail to the Internet:
    Check box Exchange uses DNS to send e-mail.
    -OR-
    Check box Exchange forwards all e-mail to the following e-mail server at my ISP: ____________________
  • Specify method used to retrieve e-mail from the Internet:

     

    Option Additional information

    Check boxE-mail from the Internet is delivered directly to my server.

    none

    Check boxE-mail from the Internet is held at my ISP until my server sends a signal to the following ISP e-mail server:

    Specify the ISP e-mail server name: ____________________

    Specify the type of signal used to notify your ISP to send mail to Exchange:

    • Check box ETRN
    • Check box TURN after Authentication
      If you use TURN after authentication to send mail to Exchange, complete the following:
      User name: ____________________
      Password: ____________________
      Use SSL for TURN after authentication: Check boxYes Check boxNo
  • Specify the registered Internet domain name for e-mail:
    E-mail domain name: ____________________
    Example: Wingtiptoys.com
  • If you currently receive e-mail from a POP3 e-mail account and you want it delivered to your local Exchange accounts, complete the following table.
    Note
    • Using the Microsoft Connector for POP3 Mailboxes requires that you install Exchange to use as the SMTP server for sending e-mail.

     

    POP3 account user name POP3 account password POP3 mail server name Supports SPA (Yes/No) Exchange mailbox

    1.____________________

    _______________

    _______________

    _____

    _______________

    2.____________________

    _______________

    _______________

    _____

    _______________

    3.____________________

    _______________

    _______________

    _____

    _______________

    4.____________________

    _______________

    _______________

    _____

    _______________

    5.____________________

    _______________

    _______________

    _____

    _______________

    6.____________________

    _______________

    _______________

    _____

    _______________

    7.____________________

    _______________

    _______________

    _____

    _______________

    8.____________________

    _______________

    _______________

    _____

    _______________

    9.____________________

    _______________

    _______________

    _____

    _______________

    10.____________________

    _______________

    _______________

    _____

    _______________

    Note
    • Exchange mailbox is the mailbox name on your server.

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