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7.3.5. Establishing a DSL Connection

This section is intended for those installations which have a DSL card fitted within a host rather than the external combined DSL modem router combinations typical of private consumer or SOHO installations.
Procedure 7.6. Adding a New DSL Connection
  1. Open the Network Connections window by running, as a normal user:
    ~]$ nm-connection-editor &
    
  2. Select the DSL tab and click Add.
  3. The Editing DSL Connection 1 window appears.
Procedure 7.7. Editing an Existing DSL Connection
You can further configure an existing connection by selecting it in the Network Connections window and clicking Edit to return to the Editing dialog.
  1. Open the Network Connections window by running, as a normal user:
    ~]$ nm-connection-editor &
    
  2. Select the DSL tab.
  3. Select the connection you wish to edit and click the Edit button.
  4. The Editing DSL Connection window appears.

Configuring the Connection Name, Auto-Connect Behavior, and Availability Settings

Three settings in the Editing dialog are common to all connection types:

Configuring the DSL Tab

Username
Enter the username used to authenticate with the service provider.
Service
Leave blank unless otherwise directed.
Password
Enter the password supplied by the service provider.

Saving Your New (or Modified) Connection and Making Further Configurations

Once you have finished editing your DSL connection, click the Save button to save your customized configuration. Given a correct configuration, you can connect to your new or customized connection by selecting it from the NetworkManager Notification Area applet. See Section 7.2.1, “Connecting to a Network” for information on using your new or altered connection.
You can further configure an existing connection by selecting it in the Network Connections window and clicking Edit to return to the Editing dialog.
Then, to configure: