A utility in Microsoft Windows 2000 that allows a client machine to connect to a remote access server or the Internet over a phone line or some other WAN link. (This utility is named Dial-Up Networking in Windows NT, Windows 95, and Windows 98.) In Windows 2000, you can use Network and Dial-up Connections to create:
You can also use Network and Dial-up Connections to configure a stand-alone computer running Windows 2000 (one that is not part of a domain) to accept incoming connections from other computers.
If your Windows 2000–based computer is part of a domain, use the Routing and Remote Access console to configure instead of Network and Dial-up Connections to accept incoming connections.