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How to set up Dial Up Networking on Apple Mac
Posted by Chris Gebhardt on March 13 2008 01:24 AM
1. click on the Apple menu, and select "System Preferences..."|
2. Once the System Preferences window loads, click on "Network" to load the Network Preferences.
3. In the Network Preferences pane, set location to "Automatic," and set Show to "Internal Modem." Set Configure to "use PPP." The "Domain Name Servers" should be left blank. The "Search Domain" should be blank as well. When you've entered this, click on the "PPP" tab.
4. In the PPP tab, Service Provider should be "VIRTBIZ.NET" Durango CO access number is 970-385-9705. The Account name is your VIRTBIZ.NET account name, and the password is your VIRTBIZ.NET password. If you don't want to have to type in your password everytime you connect, check the "save password" box.
Look closely at the username that you entered. It should look like an email address. If your username is user, then your username on this screen should look like firstname.lastname@example.org - if it doesn't add @virtbiz.net to the username.
5. If you would like to change the PPP options, click on the "PPP Options" button, and make changes there. If you want to automatically connect when you open your web browser, or email program, or any TCP/IP application, make sure that "Connect automatically when starting TCP/IP applications" is checked. If it's unchecked, you will have to connect manually using the Internet Connect application. Click "OK" to exit PPP Options.
6. By default, the proxy settings tab is blank. VIRTBIZ.NET does not require proxy settings. Leave these blank.
7. If you ever need to change your internal modem protocol from V90 to V34, you would do so by clicking on the "Modem:" pulldown menu, and selecting "Apple Internal 56k Modem(V.34)." Make sure that the modem is set to "tone" dialing instead of "pulse." (It should not be necessary to use anything but V90)
8. Once you are all through configuring the network preferences, click on "Apply Now" and close the window.
I hope this is helpful.