Open Transport / PPP Setup
Open Transport / PPP is the new PPP modem dialer from Apple.
It comes as part of the Mac OS 7.6 and can be used with System Software 7.5.3 or higher.
It works alongside TCP/IP 1.1 so you need the field Connect Via set to PPP Server within TCP/IP.
To load OT/PPP, go to Apple > Control Panel > PPP
You will see the following window:
Enter your username and password
Enter the phone number.
From the Toolbar, select Modem, TCP/IP , and Activity Log.
Go to PPP > Modem.
You will see the following Dialog Box appear:
In the Connect Via box, choose the port you have your modem plugged in to, either Modem Port or Printer Port.
In the Modem box select the modem that fits or is the closest to the one that you have connected to your computer.
An incorrect selection could result in the modem not initialising properly or not at all.
If you are not sure about the type of modem that you are using, look at the modem, or contact the supplier where it was purchased.
When you have completed all the fields, click on the Close Box and you will go back to the inital PPP Dialog Box.
Select the Options button, the
result will be the following screen appearing:
Check Connect automatically when staring TCP/IP
Next, select the Protocols Tab.
Check Allow error correction and compression
Then click OK.