Mac OS 8.5 - 8.6 Dialup Setup Instructions:
Using Internet Setup Assistant



Step 1: Would you like to set up your computer to use the Internet?

Click the Yes button to continue.


Step 2: Do you already have an Internet Account?

Click the Yes button to continue. 


Step 3: Introduction 

When done reviewing the information, click the Next Arrow .


Step 4: Configuration Name and Connection Type - What would you like to name this configuration?

In this field, type in the name that you want to save the settings under - example: CVC Internet .

You can connect to the Internet either through a phone line (using a modem) or through a network (as in a corporate office).  How will you be connecting to the Internet?

Select Modem (click on the bullet beside the setting to make this setting active).

When done, click the Next Arrow

 


Step 5: Modem Settings - Which modem are you using?

In the Modem field, select the type of Modem that your system has then continue to the next setting. 

Which port is the modem connected to?

In the Port field, select the type of Port that you are using then continue to the next setting. 

Does your phone line use tone or pulse?

Select Tone, then continue. 

Ignore dial tone? 

Leave this setting unchecked (this allows the modem to see if there is a dial tone on the phone line, if there is someone or something using the phone line then the modem will not dial). 

When done, click the Next Arrow .

 


Step 6: Configuration Information - What is the access phone number for this configuration?  Your computer calls this number to connect to the Internet.

In this field, type in: Your CVC Internet dialin phone number. 

What name do you use with this service (also known as your log-in-name or user ID? 

Type in your CVC Internet username (please do not enter your real name or e-mail address, and make sure to enter the name in the character case assigned to your account - such as all lowercase).

 What is your password? 

Type in your CVC Internet password (make sure the password is entered in the character case assigned to your account - such as all lowercase).  After it is entered, it should turn to bullets (••••••••) marking each character entered. 

When done, click the Next Arrow .

 


Step 7: PPP Connect Scripts - Does your ISP require that you use a PPP Connect Script when you log in?

Select No, then click the Next Arrow .


Step 8: IP Address - You may have been assigned your own IP (Internet protocol) address.  Is there an IP address for this configuration?

Select No, then click the Next Arrow .

 

 


Step 9: Domain Name Servers - What is the DNS address (or addresses for this configuration?  Specify up to ten of them.  Enter each DNS address on a separate line. 

In earlier Mac Operating Systems, you would need to fill in this information, but with Mac OS 8.5 and above, you don't need to. So you can just leave these blank. 

Please Note: If you have had problems getting connected before, then you can try setting this by entering in the numbers:  

206.55.168.3
205.238.26.97

 

What is the Domain Name (or host name) for this configuration?  

Leave this field blank.

When done, click the Next Arrow .

 


Step 10: E-Mail Address and Password - What is the e-mail address for this configuration?

In the E-mail Address field, enter your CVC Internet e-mail address which is your CVC Internet username with the @cvc.net added to the end of it (example: username@cvc.net).  Please make sure to enter the address in the correct character case assigned to your account - such as all lowercase.  

What is the e-mail password for this configuration?

In the Password field, enter your CVC Internet password in the correct character case assigned for account - such as all lowercase. 

 When done, click the Next Arrow .

 


Step 11: E-Mail Account and Host Computer - What is the e-mail account for this configuration?

In this field, type in lowercase, no spaces: mail.cvc.net

What is the e-mail host for this configuration?

In this field, type in lowercase, no spaces: mail.cvc.net

When done, click the Next Arrow .


Step 12: Newsgroup Host Computer - What is the Newsgroup host for this configuration?

In this field, enter in lowercase, no spaces: news.cvc.net 

Click the Next Arrow when done.

 

Macintosh Setup for CVC Internet, Step 12


Step 13: Proxies - do you use proxy servers for Internet connections?

Click No for this step. When done, click the Next Arrow .


Step 14: Proxies - Click the checkbox and enter the host and port for each proxy server.

In this setup screen, do not select or enter any information, just click the Next Arrow .


Step 15: Conclusion 

You are almost finished. Click on the Show Details button to check the summary of your settings. Go to step 16 to see the details. 


Step 16: Conclusion 

Here you will see a summary of everything you have entered. You may check everything, except passwords, since they are represented by the bullets (••••••••). When done, click Go Ahead to save these settings.


You're Finished!


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