2.6. Establishing a DSL Connection

This section is intended for those installations which have a DSL card fitted within a host rather than the external combined DSL modem router combinations typical of private consumer or SOHO installations.

Procedure 2.7. Adding a New DSL Connection Using nm-connection-editor

  1. Enter nm-connection-editor in a terminal:
    ~]$ nm-connection-editor
  2. Click the Add button.
  3. The Choose a Connection Type list appears.
  4. Select DSL and press the Create button.
  5. The Editing DSL Connection 1 window appears.

Procedure 2.8. Editing an Existing DSL Connection

  1. Enter nm-connection-editor in a terminal:
    ~]$ nm-connection-editor
  2. Select the connection you want to edit and click the Edit button. See Section 2.3.4, “Common Configuration Options in nm-connection-editor” for more information.

Configuring the DSL Tab

Enter the user name used to authenticate with the service provider.
Leave blank unless otherwise directed by your service provider.
Enter the password supplied by the service provider.

Saving Your New (or Modified) Connection and Making Further Configurations

Once you have finished editing your DSL connection, click the Save button to save your customized configuration.
Then, to configure: