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Mac OS 9: Visual QuickStart Guide by Maria Langer

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Connecting to an ISP

There are two ways to establish a PPP connection to your ISP:

  • Use the Remote Access control panel or Remote Access Status application to dial in whenever you want.

  • Launch an application that requires an Internet connection (such as Microsoft Internet Explorer); a PPP connection is automatically established.

Tip

If you have a direct or LAN connection to the Internet, you don't have to worry about establishing a connection—it's always there.

To connect to an ISP with the Remote Access control panel

1.
Choose Apple menu> Control Panels > Remote Access (Figure 28) to display the Remote Access control panel (Figure 32).
2.
If necessary, switch to the configuration with which you want to connect.
3.
Click the Connect button. ...

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