Error 629: The Port Was Disconnected by the Remote Machine
This article was previously published under Q170977
When you dial in to a computer running both Windows NT Server and Routingand Remote Access Service, you may encounter the following error messageon your Windows NT RAS client:
Error 629: The port was disconnected by the remote machine.
From your Windows 95 Dial-Up Networking client, you may receive thefollowing error:
Dial-Up Networking could not complete the connection to the server.
Check your configuration and try the connection again.
The Routing and Remote Access Service has not been configured to receivecalls as a RAS server.
To enable your Routing and Remote Access server to receive RAS callsfollow these steps:
- From the Control Panel, double-click Network.
- Click Services, click Routing and Remote Access, and click Properties.
- Click the port or ports that you want to enable to receive calls, click Configure, and select Receive calls as a RAS server.
- Click OK and restart the computer when prompted.
The Routing and Remote Access service is capable of being set to eitheranswer calls as a normal RAS server or answer demand-dial router calls.
NOTE: This error message can also occur if you install Windows NT 4.0 Service pack 3 or 4 and then install RAS, but do not reapply the Service Pack update.
Article ID: 170977 - Last Review: 10/31/2006 18:59:17 - Revision: 1.1
- Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
- Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
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