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CedarNet Settings: Mac OS 7.5
**If you have an older OS, you will need to upgrade for CedarNet. Open transport and PPP are also required.**

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1- Click on the Apple in the top left corner of the screen and select CONTROL PANELS. Open the TCP/IP control panel and make the selections listed below:

  • Connect via: PPP or MacPPP
  • Configure: Using PPP Server
  • IP Address:
    <will be supplied by server>
  • Subnet Mask:
    <will be supplied by server>
  • Router Address:
    <will be supplied by server>
  • Name server addr: leave blank
  • Search domain: cedarnet.org

2 - Click on the Apple in the top left corner of your screen, then double click on "Control Panels." again. Find "PPP" on this screen (you may have to scroll down to get to it) and double click on it.

3 - Verify that your user ID is in the Name field, and the phone number is correct (232-4135). You can retype your password in case it is incorrect.

4 - Click on "Options" at the bottom of this window. Set "Redial:" to "Redial main number only.", "Redail 100 times." and "Time between tries: 5 seconds."

5 - Click on the "Connections" tab. You need these lines to be checked:
"Connect auromatically when starting TCP/IP applications."
"Flash icon in menu bar while connected"
"Disconnect if idle for 30 minutes"

6- Click on the "Protocol" tab. Make sure the first two linds only are checked:
"Allow error correction and compression in modem"
"Use TCP header compression"

7- This should bring you back to the main PPP screen. You can either click on "Connect" to test the connection right away or click to close the window. It will ask you if you want to save your changes. Tell it "Yes."

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Last updated 28-Jul-2003

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