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INTERSVR


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Starts the Interlnk server.


Syntax

INTERSVR [drive:[...]] [/X=drive:[...]] [/LPT:[n | address]] [/COM:[n | address]] [/BAUD:rate] [/B] [/V]

To copy Interlnk files from one computer to another:

INTERSVR /RCOPY


Parameters
drive:[...] (v6.0 Win95)
Specifies the letter(s) of the drive(s) that will be redirected. By default, all drives are redirected.

Switches
/B (v6.0 Win95)
Displays the Interlnk server screen in black and white. Use this switch if you have problems reading your monochrome monitor.
/BAUD:rate (v6.0 Win95)
Sets a maximum serial baud rate. Valid values for rate are:
/COM:[n | address] (v6.0 Win95)
Specifies a serial port to use. The n parameter specifies the number of the serial port. The address parameter specifies the address of the serial port. If you omit n or address, the Interlnk server searches all serial ports and uses the first port that it finds connected to the client. If you specify the /COM switch and omit the /LPT switch, the server searches only for serial ports. By default, all parallel and serial ports are scanned.
/LPT:[n | address] (v6.0 Win95)
Specifies a parallel port to use. The n parameter specifies the number of the parallel port. The address parameter specifies the address of the parallel port. If you omit n or address, the Interlnk server uses the first parallel port that it finds connected to the client. If you specify the /LPT switch and omit the /COM switch, the server searches only for parallel ports. By default, all parallel and serial ports are scanned.
/RCOPY (v6.0 Win95)
Copies Interlnk files from one computer to another, provided that the computers are connected with a 7-wire, null-modem serial cable and that the MODE command is available on the computer where you are installing Interlnk.
/V (v6.0 Win95)
Prevents conflicts with a computer's timer. Use this switch if you have a serial connection between computers and one of them stops running when you use Interlnk to access a drive or printer port.
/X=drive: (v6.0 Win95)
Specifies the letter(s) of drive(s) that will not be redirected. By default, all drives are redirected.

Related

For more information about Interlnk, see INTERLNK and INTERLNK.EXE.


Notes
Specifying the order of drives

INTERSVR redirects drives in the order you specify. The first server drive specified is redirected to the first available client drive, the second server drive specified is redirected to the second available client drive, and so forth.


Redirected devices

INTERSVR does not redirect network drives, CD-ROM drives, or any other device that uses a redirection interface.


Remote copy procedure

To copy INTERSVR files from one computer to another by using the /RCOPY switch, you must connect the 7-wire, null-modem serial cable to the computers' serial ports.


Using a serial mouse with Microsoft Windows

If you are using a serial mouse with Microsoft Windows and you start the INTERSVR server while Windows is running, you need to specify either the /LPT switch or a /COM switch that designates a COM port other than the one the mouse is using. For example, if the serial mouse uses COM1 and you are using a parallel connection, specify the /LPT switch to prevent INTERSVR from scanning all COM ports.


Using INTERSVR in a task-switching or multitasking environment

If you start the INTERSVR server in a task-switching or multitasking environment, task switching and key combinations that switch you out of your current task are disabled. To restore these functions, quit the server.


Limitations on using INTERSVR with other commands

These commands do not work with the INTERSVR server:


Examples

Suppose you have two computers that each include drives A, B, and C. To start the INTERSVR server and specify that server drive C be redirected to client drive D, server drive A be redirected to client drive E, and server drive B be redirected to client drive F, type:

    INTERSVR C: A: B:

To specify that all server drives except drive A be redirected and that LPT2 be used to connect to the client, type:

    INTERSVR /X=A: /LPT2

Errorlevels

none.


Availability
External
DOS
v6.0 v6.10 v6.2 v6.21 v6.22 v6.23 v7.00 v7.0R1 v7.10
Windows
Win95 Win98
Windows NT
none