FreeBSD supports the Point-to-Point (PPP) protocol which can be used to establish a network or Internet connection using a dial-up modem. This chapter describes how to configure modem-based communication services in FreeBSD.
After reading this chapter, you will know:
How to configure, use, and troubleshoot a PPP connection.
How to set up PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE).
How to set up PPP over ATM (PPPoA).
Before reading this chapter, you should:
Be familiar with basic network terminology.
Understand the basics and purpose of a dial-up connection and PPP.