|This page will help you setup your MacIntosh computer
running OS X to dial into KansasNet.
From the Apple menu, choose System
After Step 1, you should see the System Preferences window
| Click the Network icon.
Now, you should see the "Network" window below. First,
look at the very bottom of the window, where you will see the
"lock icon" and a message saying "Click the lock to
prevent changes." If the lock button is "locked"
and you see some other message, you need to click on the button to
"un-lock" it, so that you can make the changes described on
this page. Next, make sure that "Internal Modem"
appears is the box labeled "Show:" Then choose the TCP/IP
Where it says "Configure:", make sure you
have chosen Using PPP from the drop-down menu. In the
DNS Servers box, type in 126.96.36.199
then press ENTER on your keyboard to move to the next line, and type in 188.8.131.52.
(see picture below.) In the Search Domains box, type in kansas.net
Next, choose the PPP tab at the top of the
Network window. In the box labeled "Service Provider:"
type in KansasNet. In the box labeled "Account
name:", type in your KansasNet username (sign-on name).
Enter your KansasNet password in the box below that. In the next
box, you need to enter the phone number to dial KansasNet. If
you are not sure of the correct number for you to use, please check KansasNet's
Local Access Numbers. Please make sure that the
"Alternate Number:" field is left blank. Finally, go
ahead and check the box next to Save password and then click
the PPP Options button.
After you have clicked the PPP Options button, you will see the
window below with the "Session Options" and "Advanced
Under the Session Options section, make sure that you have
Connect automatically when needed
Disconnect when user logs out
Redial if busy (Redial 1 times, Wait 10
seconds before redialing)
We recommend that you uncheck:
Under the Advanced Options section, make sure
that you have checked "Send PPP echo packets" and "Use
TCP header compression". Make sure that "Connect using
a terminal window (command line) and "Use verbose logging"
are NOT checked. Then press OK.
After clicking OK in Step 4 above, you will return to the
Network window. Choose the Proxies tab. Make sure
that all of the boxes are blank, and that all of the checkboxes are NOT
Finally, choose the Modem tab in the Network window. Most
likely, the Modem drop-down menu will already show the correct modem
installed in your computer. However, if it is showing the
incorrect modem, please choose your correct modem from the list.
Then, check the boxes labeled "Enable error correction and
compression in modem" and "Wait for dial tone before
dialing". Where it says Dialing you should choose Tone,
and where it says Sound we recommend you choose On.
It is suggested that you do NOT check the box which says "Notify
me of incoming calls while connected to the Internet". Make
sure that Country Setting is set correctly to "United
States" and if it is not, then Change it.
Now that you have completed all the steps on this page, click the Apply
Now button at the bottom of the Network window to save all the
settings and any changes made. Congratulations! You have
now configured your MAC OS X computer to connect to KansasNet.
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