Open Transport v.1.1.2 PPP Setup Information
PPP Setup Procedures (System 7.6.1 & higher or OT v1.1.2
Server Information for Use with the Internet Service
This guide is intended for Macintosh users running operating System 7.6.1
through OS8, or those who are using Open Transport version 1.1.2 or newer.
If you are running system 7.1 through 7.5.5, on MacTCP or Open Transport
1.1.1, please refer to the MacPPP guide.
To find your System version, make sure you are in the Finder (click the
desktop to activate the finder). Go to the Apple Menu Items (the Apple
in your menu bar) and choose "About This Macintosh..." or "About This
Computer..." This will bring up a dialog box with your current system
To find the version of Open Transport you have installed, go into the
Apple Menu Items. Find the Control Panels folder, and the TCP/IP Control
Panel. From inside of TCP/IP, pull down the File menu and select "Get
Info." This will bring up a dialog box with the version of Open Transport
and TCP/IP you are running.
Setup Procedures (System 7.6.1 & higher or OT v1.1.2 & higher)
1.Go to the Apple Menu Items and then the Control Panels folder. Verify
you have all the necessary Control Panels OT/PPP and you should have three
If you are missing any of the three control panels, see the trouble- shooting
section, otherwise continue on with the setup.
2.Double click the PPP Control Panel (this will bring up the PPP main
screen) and enter the following:
For Name - your asis username
For Password - your asis password (save the PW if desired)
For Telephone Number - Your local access number
3.From the options screen choose the tab titled "Connection". Verify there
is a check next to "Connect Automatically When Starting TCP/IP Applications"
and uncheck the box labeled "Disconnect if idle for 10 minutes." You do
not need to modify any other options. Press OK and return to the PPP main
4.The next step is setting up your modem to connect. Go up to the PPP
pull down menu from inside the PPP Control Panel and select "Modem." (or
double click the Modem Control Panel from inside of the Control Panels
folder). Once there, choose to connect via a certain port, on most Macs
this is set to a default modem port. Next, under Setup, choose your appropriate
modem from the list (see the note below). Turn off the modem speaker,
and set up for pulse if needed. After finishing close this window and
save the changes.
Note: If your specific model is not on the list choose the next closest
model or contact your modem manufacturer for the correct INIT string for
5.Now from the PPP main screen, pull down the PPP menu and select "TCP/IP..."
(or select TCP/IP from the Control Panels folder). Setup to connect via
PPP, and configure using the PPP server. The IP Address, Subnet Mask,
and Router Address, will be supplied by the server. Under the Name Server
Addresses, type in your DNS Servers. The search domain is asis.com. Once
completed close this window and save the changes.
Note: The default Internet servers are:
Secondary(for 943/923 numbers): 220.127.116.11
Secondary(for 56k numbers): 18.104.22.168
6.The setup is complete. From the PPP main screen, press the Connect...
button. Your modem will dial and go through the connection process. If
successful you will see your connection speed, the address of the modem
you are communicating with, the total time you have been connected, the
time remaining before disconnection, and your send/ receive throughput
bars. If the connection fails see the trouble-shooting section.
Information for Use with the Internet Service
User name: All lowercase - you must append @asis
to your username to logon, thus: username@asis
Password: Your password is case sensitive, upper and lower case are different.
Email: your Email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
Your incoming mail or POP server is mail.asis.com
Your outgoing mail or SMTP server is mail.asis.com
Your DNS servers are:
Secondary (for 943/923 numbers): 22.214.171.124
Secondary (for 56k numbers): 126.96.36.199
For access numbers throughout California, The United States, and parts
of Canada please view our numbers page here.
Installing Missing Software:
If you are missing any of the three control panels (PPP, Modem or TCP/IP)
you will need to reinstall OT/PPP from your system disks or CD.
Consult your user manual or contact Apple Support at 800-SOS-APPLE if
you need additional help installing software.
For Connectivity Issues:
Please recheck your setup for possible errors. If your modem is reporting
an error, check your settings in the modem Control Panel. If the authentication
fails verify that your username and password is entered correctly on the
PPP main screen. Try dialing into another access number to verify the
problem is not with your local access number. Contact Apple for Software
related problems and your modem manufacturer modem related issues. You
can also obtain the Mac help guide.