Setting Up Your Mac for Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Choose PPP from the Control Panels option located under the Apple menu on the Desktop and follow the settings in the diagram below replacing "userid " in the "Name :" field with your email address, your password in the "Password: " field and your local access number in the "Number :" field.

Click the Options button and select the Redialing tab.

This dialog box allows you to put an alternate number for local access if you were supplied with one. If you only have one local access number select "Redial main number only ."

Click on the Connection tab and match the diagram settings below with your screen

Click on the Protocol tab. Match the diagram settings below with your screen.

Click the OK button to accept all changes made and return to the PPP dialog box.

Select the Modem option from the PPP menu. The Modem Port should be selected in the Connect via: option. Select your modem from the drop down menu selection in the Modem: option. The Sound: option is set at the "On " default and the Dialing: option is set at the "Tone" option (change it if you have pulse dialing). Click the close box to close this menu.

Select the TCP/IP option from the PPP menu and follow the diagram below to adjust the settings. Click the close box to close this menu, save the changes and restart the computer.

To login to the internet, choose the PPP option from the Control Panels option in the Apple menu and click on the Connect button. You might want to make an alias for PPP and place that on the desktop or the Launcher. Once you are logged on to the internet, you can then run internet programs.



If you are using programs such as Eudora, Netscape, Anarchie, etc. you may be asked for certain information about your connection. Listed below is information that will help you setup various programs on the internet:

Service Machine Name (replace userid with your login ID)


NNTP Server (News) . . . . . news.123.net

POP3 Server (email). . . . . pop.michusa.com

IMAP Server (email). . . . . imap.michusa.com

SMTP Server (email). . . . . smtp.michusa.com

HTTP Server (WWW). . . . .. .www.michusa.com

FTP Server . . . . . . . . . ftp.michusa.com

Authorization Account. . . . userid (for using the dial-in modems)

Email Address. . . . . . . . userid@michusa.com

Email Return Address . . . . userid@michusa.com

POP Account. . . . . . . . . userid@pop.michusa.com

Home Page URL. . . . . . . . http://www.michusa.com/~userid/

Primary DNS Server . . . . .

Secondary DNS Server . . . ..


ATTACHMENT 1: Modems and Modem Strings

Use AT&F&D0 or AT&F for the following modems:
Aceex, Apple Express Modem, Boca, Cardinal, Compudyne, CPV, Digicom,
Dynalink (aka Telix and CMS?, Global Village Bronze, GVC, Hayes series, Intel, MacWarehouse, Macronix, Magic, Megahertz, Microcom, Multi-Tech, Practical Peripherals, Prometheus, PSI, Quicktel, Racal, SpectraCom, Telebit, UDS, Viking, Viva, Wang, Zoltrix, Zyxel

Use AT&F1&D0 or AT&F1 for the following modems:
Global Village Silver, Gold & Mercury, Supra, USRobotics,

Use ATZ for the following modems:
AT&T DataPort, Best Data, CPC, Data Race, Focus, Zoom

To quite your modem as you dial use M0 at the end of the string (example: AT&FM0)
To make your modem dial faster use S11=50 at the end of the string.(example: AT&FS11=50)

If the suggested string does not work for your modem, please contact our office at 1-888-643-6826

Revised 1/1/00 (jo)