How to Configure PPP for Mac
OS 8 to 9
1. Click on the Apple menu
at the top-left corner of the screen. Then select Control Panels, and then select
- Make sure a dot is next
to Registered User.
- Name: Your dial-up login
name should be preceded by a preceded by a capital P. So if your login name
is joe, you would type in Pjoe.
- A check-mark next to
Save password is optional
- Number: Your local access
number should be obtained from our web page Select
the state and key in the phone number from which you will be dialing. As a
precaution, you'll want to check with your local telephone services provider
to insure that this is a local call for you.
2. Now click the Options
button in the lower part of the window.
3. Under the Redialing tab
at the top:
- Redial: Redial main number
- Redial 5 times
- Time between retries:
4. Now click on the Connection
tab at the top. Only
- Connect automatically
when starting TCP/IP applications, and
- Flash icon in menu bar
while connected should be check-marked.
on the Protocol tab at the top.
- Modem Compression and
- TCP header compression
should NOT be checked
6. After all necessary changes
have been made, click OK. That will take you back to your desktop.