do I need to get Access Manager. working on a Mac?
2. How do I get Access Manager for Mac to log in
3. What program will allow me to share my PPPoE
based xDSL (or cable) connection with another Mac?
4. I've removed EnterNet / Access Manager from my
Mac should I do anything else?
5. How do I adjust MTU values on a MAC?
6. I'm trying to get my Mac to connect via the Efficient
Networks (Formerly NTS) Tunnelbuilder client over PPPoE.
7. Does SoftRouter by Vicomsoft have built in PPPoE?
8. Will EnterNet work with the AirPort wireless
system? (A.M. also works)
9. What NAT program can I use for my MAC to share
10. Can you give me a quick how to install Access
11. Do you have info on the native PPPoE in OS
12. How do I configure my Mac with an Apple Airport
card for use with the ISB WaveBase?
13. Where do I get Access Manager for the Mac?
1. What do I need to get
A.M. working on a Mac?
Access Manager requires Open Transport
1.1.2 or later.
After installing the AM software:
2. How do I get A.M. for
Mac to log in on boot?
In the TCP/IP Control Panel, select the
Connect via: Sympatico
Configure: Using PPP Server
In TCP/IP Control Panel "Options..."
(Edit >> User Mode: Advanced)
Make TCP/IP "Active"
Select "Load only when needed"
In the Access Manager window:
UNCHECK both: "Prompt me before connecting" and: "Launch
Idle Time-out Value: No Time-out
the AppleScript editor, create the following script:
3. What program will allow
me to share my PPPoE based xDSL (or cable) connection with another Mac?
Tell application "Access Manager"
Have the script editor check the Syntax
-- it may ask you to locate
Access Manager. Then, save the script as a Run-Only Application with
"Never Show Startup Screen" checked.
Place this script in your Startup Items folder >> instead of Access
A.M. 1.1 does not work with
this script. What can I do?
-- Open Access Manager, establish connection
tell application "Access Manager"
if ((ConnectState) < 2) then
repeat while ((ConnectState) < 2)
-- close up the "Access Manager"
from sustworks and now also SoftRouter
4. I've removed EnterNet
/ Access Manager from my Mac should I do anything else?
You should reinstall your Open Transport (OT).
5. How do I adjust MTU values
on a MAC?
that you purchase IPNet
Tuner from Sustainable Softworks.Note:
Note: The newest release of EnterNet 300 5.09 (March 11, 2000) adjusts
MTU values to 1400 so MTU adjustments are no longer needed.
6. I'm trying to get my Mac
to connect via the Efficient Networks (Formerly NTS) Tunnelbuilder client
a known limitation and will be corrected in the latest release.
7. Does SoftRouter by Vicomsoft
have built in PPPoE?
you do not need to use EnterNet, Access Manager, or MacPoET when you use
8. Will EnterNet work
with the AirPort wireless system? (A.M. also works)
New - Upgrading to the Airport
Software version 1.3 will allow you to remove any PPPoE software from
your Mac. Make sure you add the domain of your ISP in the domain field
when turning PPPoE on inside the AirPort.
Yes using the Airport as Ethernet bridging.
9. What NAT program can I
use for my MAC to share the connection?
1) Install the Wireless card and drivers
insuring that the card is recognized by the system and is not reporting
2) Configure the Airport to deactivate the Internet sharing option.
3) Configure TCP/IP from Control Panel following the standard ISP configuration
4) Open Ethernet 300 and configure to use the Airport Card or Wavelan
card as connection method, instead of your regular Ethernet card. Save
5) Connect the DSL modem Ethernet cable from the modem RJ45 port to
the Airport RJ45 port. If you wish to use a hub, insure to connect the
modem to the hub using a crossover cable or connect the modem to the
uplink port of the hub.
6) Login using the PPPoE software and you are all set to browse using
a wireless high speed solution.
has PPPoE support.
10. Can you give me a quick
how to install Access Manager?
Double click on the Access Manager installer
11. Do you have info on
the native PPPoE in OS X (10.1)?
2) Click "Continue"
3) Click "Accept" - License screen
4) Click "Install"
5) Click "Continue" - This installation screen
6) Enter your "User Name" as provided by your ISP. (Note: you
may need to include your ISP's domain as part of your userid. Ex. For
Verizon customers it would be firstname.lastname@example.org).
7) Enter your "Password" as provided by your ISP
8) Click "Restart" - Installation was Successful screen
9) Go to your Apple Menu -> "Control Panels" -> "TCP/IP"
10) In the "TCP/IP" window change "Connect via" to
show "Access Manager"
11) Make sure "Configure" is listed as "Using PPP server"
12) In the "Name Server addr" type 220.127.116.11
13) Click "File" -> "Quit"
14) Click "Save" - Save changes to screen
15) Your "Access Manager" folder should be open (unless you
closed it after rebooting). Double click on the "Access Manager"
icon in that folder
16) Confirm that in the top right hand corner of the "Access Manager:
screen that "Connect via" has your Ethernet device listed
17) Click "Connect"
18) Surf Away!
12. How do I configure
my Mac with an Apple Airport card for use with the ISB
OS 9 with Airport card
1) Go to Your Apple Menu
2) Click on "Airport"
3) Click on the drop down menu beside "Choose Network" ->
Select "My Network"
4) Click "File" menu -> Select "Quit"
5) Go to your Apple Menu -> "Control Panel" -> Click "TCP/IP"
6) Click "Connect Via" drop down menu -> Click Airport"
7) Click "Configure" drop down menu -> Click "Using
8) Close that window -> Click "Save"
9) Surf Away!
OS X & 10.1 with Airport card
1) Boot in OS X or 10.1
2) Open "System Preferences" from your Dock
3) Double click "Network:
4) Select "airport" in the "Show" drop down menu
5) In the "TCP/IP" tab click the drop down menu for "Configure"
-> Choose "DHCP"
6) Click on "Airport" tab -> select "My Network"
in the "Preferred Network" drop down menu
7) Click "Apply Now"
8) Close "System Preferences"
9) Surf Away!
13. Where do I get Access
Manager for the Mac?
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