Rasdial command in Window server 2008
In this article I am going to explain about rasdial command in Window server 2008 operating system.
Rasdial command in Window Server 2008
The rasdial command is used to connects or disconnects a dial-up or virtual private network(VPN) connections, if you run the command without parameters, the status of current network is displayed.
Syntax of rasdial command
|rasdial entryname [username [password|*]] [/domain:<domain>] [/phone:<phonenumber>] [/callback:<callbacknumber>] [/phonebook:<phonebookfile>] [/PrefixSuffix]
Parameters in rasdial command
There are the following parameter in the rasdial command:
||It specifies an entry in the current .pbk file, located in the systemroot\system32\Ras folder, It required when connecting to a phone book(.pbk) entry.
||It specifies a user name and password with which to connect. If you are using *(symbol), the characters typed do not display.
||It specifies the domain in which user account is located.
||It specifies the phone number for the entry phone number in resphone.pbk.
||It specifies callback number for the entry callback number in resphone.pbk.
||It specifies the path of the phone book file.
||It applies the current TAPI location dialing setting to the phone number.
Example of rasdial command
The first command is used for connects to the office entry in resphone:pbk and second command is used for connects to the office 2 entry in Resphone.pbk and also specifies callback number:
|rasdial office // first command
rasdial "office 2" /callback:555:0100 //second command
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