Category: Network & Modems
Manufacturer: Digi International
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 0.57 MB
Operating System: Windows 95, 98 and Windows ME
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 2001
The Digi DataFire WAN Miniport delivers integrated remote connectivity to major operating systems, which include Windows, Unix Ware, Sun Solaris and Linux. This makes the WAN miniport ideal for central sites or branch offices, where 16 ports are needed for use. The Miniport has dedicated point-to-point and high-speed connections that work in all Wide Area Networks. Under Windows, the miniport works in Windows NT, Windows XP and Windows 2000. The WAN communication adapter offers an effective solution to connectivity between local area networks by providing tightly integrated LAN connectivity for Windows and other selected third party operating systems. Other software supported by this device includes a graphics interface, support for IP and IPX routers, Support for 256-virtual circuits, and protocol support for PPP, SNA, X.25 and Frame Relay. Overall, the Digi DataFire WAN miniport is ideal for connectivity within wide and local area networks.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The Digi DataFire WAN miniport supports supplementary services such as DDI, CLIP and COLP among others. In addition, it has Fax compressions and ECM-error correction capacities. The Mini-port supports G3 fax functions, which makes it simultaneous and autonomous of the two B-channels. The driver package for this device includes an ICOM driver, which enables the Modem and COM port applications. The Modem emulation functions at 28.8 kilobytes per second. With the WAN Miniport driver, the user can take advantage of access software provided by internet service providers (ISPs) such as CompuServe, T-Online and AOL among others. The WAN miniport driver also allows the user to dial into remote networks. The Point-to-Point protocol (PPP) connectivity enables the miniport to connect to third-party remote access devices such as Microsoft, Cisco, 3Com, Novell and Ascend. Among the benefits of using this device is its ease of installment and its ability to support major software interfaces and operating systems. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Digi DataFire WAN Miniport errors before installing any driver updates.