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Connect Airport Express via PPPoE

by mt_lion / August 3, 2012 10:05 PM PDT

Hey,
I'm unable figure out how to connect my airport express through PPPoE connection. Could anyone please help me out! Thanks!

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Maybe. Why Maybe?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 4, 2012 6:55 AM PDT
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5303 covers this but as you know, you'll have to reveal more about your DSL settings and maybe more about your DSL MODEM and computer's OS.
Bob
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PPPOE
by WaCableTech / August 5, 2012 1:11 PM PDT
In reply to: Maybe. Why Maybe?

POINT TO POINT OVER ETHERNET protocol is a rather old and rarely used interface are you SURE you need to use that? Most DSL providers have gone to DHCP/Dynamic IP.

In any event, that's pretty much all you should need for the WAN config on the router, the LAN config is entirely up to you.

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Why I still run into this?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 6, 2012 3:21 AM PDT
In reply to: PPPOE

I run into a few obsessed with getting the best out of the connection and they'll disable the onboard router and more.
Bob

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PPPoE
by mt_lion / August 8, 2012 11:00 PM PDT
In reply to: PPPOE

Hey
Im pretty sure it PPPoE. it is an inbuilt modem and i use the internet connection through username, password.

Thanks!

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by mt_lion / August 8, 2012 10:57 PM PDT
In reply to: Maybe. Why Maybe?

Hey bob,
Using mountain lion right now. Not much aware of the modem. got to just connect the ethernet cable, to register and use it through PPPoE. Hope it helps.
Thanks!

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Sounds like progress.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 9, 2012 1:10 AM PDT
In reply to: OS

Sorry that it's slow going. Details may help. For this device I have to nod to the usual of latest firmware, defaults and then only what's needed for it to work for the ISP and secuirity short of hiding the SSID (lots of posts why).


I read you have an Airport and some DSL modem which has it's own router. Can be fun to get going.
Bob

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