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System Administration Guide: Network Services
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Major Tasks for Setting Up a PPPoE Tunnel (Task Maps)

The following tables list the major tasks for configuring PPPoE clients and the PPPoE access server. To implement PPPoE at your site, you need to set up only your end of the PPPoE tunnel, either the client side or access-server side.

Table 20-1 Task Map for Setting Up a PPPoE Client

Task

Description

For Instructions

1. Configure an interface for PPPoE

Define the Ethernet interface to be used for the PPPoE tunnel.

How to Configure an Interface for a PPPoE Client

2. Configure information about the PPPoE access server

Define parameters for the access server at the service provider end of the PPPoE tunnel.

How to Define a PPPoE Access Server Peer

3. Set up the PPP configuration files

Define the PPP configuration files for the client, if you have not done so already.

How to Define Communications Over the Serial Line

4. Create the tunnel

Call the access server.

How to Define a PPPoE Access Server Peer

Table 20-2 Task Map for Setting Up a PPPoE Access Server

Task

Description

For Instructions

1. Set up a PPPoE access server

Define the Ethernet interface to be used for the PPPoE tunnel and define the services that the access server offers.

How to Set Up a PPPoE Access Server

2. Set up the PPP configuration files

Define the PPP configuration files for the client, if you have not done so already.

Configuring Communications Over the Dial-in Server

3. (Optional) Restrict use of an interface

Use PPPoE options and PAP authentication to restrict use of a particular Ethernet interface to certain clients.

How to Restrict the Use of an Interface to Particular Clients

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