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Dial-up > Setup Information
Setting Up a Dial-Up Connection in Mac OSX

  • From the Apple menu, choose System Preferences.

  • Click the Network icon.

  • Click the arrow box on the Show pop-up list and choose Internal Modem.
  • Click on the TCP/IP tab.
  • Click the arrow box on the Configure pop-up list and choose Using PPP.
  • In the Domain Name Servers box, enter the following DNS addresses
  • Click on the PPP tab.

  • In the Telephone Number field, type your local access number.
  • In the Account Name field, type your USFamily.Net userid (generaly it's something like usf-xxxx-xx).
  • In the Password field, type your USFamily.Net password for the dialer (this is not associated with your email password).
  • Check the box next to Save password.
  • Click the PPP Options button.

  • Check the box next to Connect automatically when starting TCP/IP applications
  • Uncheck the box next to Prompt to stay connected
  • Uncheck the box next to Disconnect if idle
  • Check the box next to Disconnect when user logs out
  • Click the Ok button.

  • Click on the Proxies tab.
  • Uncheck all the boxes.

  • Click the Apply Now button.
  • Close the Network window.
You have now successfully configured Mac OS X for dial up access. Test your settings by connecting to the Internet.

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