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AmigaOS 4.0 - About OS4 - Miscellaneous

Managing your Internet connections

All aspects of configuring and using Internet connections is 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.

Connections
When you click on the "Connections" icon you are presented with this screen, which shows an icon for each connection that is defined:

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 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.
You must then click on Next to proceed to the Configuration Selection screen:

You must then click on Next to proceed to the Serial Device configuration screen:

You must then click on Next to proceed to the Serial Device configuration screen:

You must then click on Next to proceed to the Serial Device configuration screen:

You must then click on Next to proceed to the Serial Device configuration screen:

Edit Connection
Open Connection
Connections Drawer
Action Logs Drawer
Connection Logs Drawer
Reports Drawer
Templates Drawer

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.


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Revised: December 15, 2005.