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AmigaOS 4.0 - About OS4 - Miscellaneous

Managing your Internet connections

All aspects of configuring and using Internet connections are managed from the Internet drawer located on the Workbench disk (SYS:). It contains a number of icons for managing your Internet connections, namely New Connection, Edit Connection, and Open Connection, as well as a number of folders, namely Connections, Action Logs, Connection Logs, Reports and Templates.

New Connection
When you click on the "New Connection" icon you are presented with this window:

You must first select the type of connection that you want to create:
  • Serial - click this if you are configuring an serial external modem that is connected to a non-DSL telephone line.

  • Ethernet - click this if you are connecting to an ADSL or DSL connection via a Local Area Network (LAN) using an ethernet router or switch.

  • Router - click this if you are connecting to an ADSL or DSL connection via ADSL or DSL Router/modem without PPP dialup.
Because there are numerous differences between each connection method, click on the links above for details on each method.

Disclaimer: Amiga Auckland have prepared the above information for the use of its members based on our experiences and as such is subject to revision at any time. Amiga Auckland cannot guarantee any of the information and cannot be held accountable for any issues that may result from using it.


Copyright 2005 Amiga Auckland Inc. All rights reserved.
Revised: December 15, 2005.