Mac OSX:Leopard

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Mac Leopard PPPoE procedure:

Before you begin, ensure that an Ethernet cable is connected from the appropriately provisioned port on your UTOPIA equipment to your computer.

Click the Apple icon Apple icon.png on your task bar. This will pop open a menu, as seen below. Click on "System Preferences."


Below the "Internet and Network" section, click on "Network."

Along the left hand-column which displays your connection types, locate and click the small "+" sign as indicated below:


Fill out the fields as indicated below. You may name the connection whatever you like, but we recommend you simply use "XMission." After that, click "Create."

You will now see the new connection listed in the left-hand column. Make sure it is selected, and then enter your XMission username in the "Account Name" field and the corresponding password in the "Password" field. In the example below, we have used "bobdobbs" as a username. You would replace this with your own, unique XMission username. Remember that passwords are case-sensitive! You will also likely want to check the two box to "Remember this password." After you've finished that, click "Advanced."


Select the "PPP" tab and check the boxes indicated below. After that, click "Ok."

Your Internet connection is now ready to use!