Mac OS X Snow Leopard DSL High Speed Connection

  1. Open System Preferences
  2. Go to Network
    System Preferences

  3. Click on Ethernet on the left side
    Network

  4. Select Create PPPoE Service from the Configure IPv4 list
    PPPoE Service

  5. Choose a name for this connection
    PPPoE Name

  6. Click apply
    Apply

  7. Configure connection
    • Leave the PPPoE Service Name blank
    • Enter your VIF username followed by @vif.com in the Account Name field
    • Enter your password in the Password field
    • Check the Remember this password box
    • Click connect
      Configuration

  8. You are now connected, to reconnect you can click on the new connection that appears on the left side of the network setting and click on the connect button
    Connected
    Connected


Error Messages

  • Missing @vif.com in the Account Name field
    Missing @vif.com

  • Incorrect password
    Incorrect password

  • The phone line not properly plugged into the modem or wall jack or the line is out of service
    Phone line issue

  • The network cable is not properly plugged into the computer oro the modem is not turned on
    NOTE: The Ethernet light on the left side will be red when there is nothing plugged into the Ethernet plug on your computer or when the modem is not on
    Network cable issue
 
en/mac_osx_snow_leopard_pppoe.txt · Last modified: 2010/04/09 20:05 (external edit)
 
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