Step by Step Instructions for PPPOE Configuration on a Belkin Router
The article intends to explain the procedure of configuring PPPoE on a Belkin router. The method described here is simple and can be self-performed without the help of an expert Belkin router support services. It is however recommended that users follow the instructions carefully to avoid facing problems and eventually contacting Belkin technical support to fix them.
A Belkin.range router can be configured to use the PPPoE connection with the DSL modem. Not all but some ISPs (internet service providers) require their DSL customers to go online using PPPoE. The below-mentioned guide will help you configure the PPPoE connection on your Belkin router.
Before you begin with the configuration process, you would require the DSL account username and password provided by your ISP. The information will be required you to connect to the internet using PPPoE.
Make your computer a wired connection if it is a wireless one. Connect an Ethernet cable to the computer and run its other end into one of the 4 LAN ports of the router.
When done, go online (connect to the internet). Open Internet Explorer or Firefox etc., any web browser that you have. Type '192.168.2.1' (without quotes and as it is) and hit the Enter key on the keyboard.
When prompted for a username and password, enter it in the box and click on the Submit button and then on the Login button at the top right-hand corner. You can leave the password field blank if you never changed your password. It will also be indicated on the screen Default = leave blank. Simply click on the Submit button and then log in to continue to the Setup screen.
When the Belkin Setup screen appears, click on Connection Type under the Internet / WAN heading on the left-hand side pane. Browse to the PPPoE option, click to select it, and then hit the Next button.
In the PPPoE screen, fill in all the information correctly like username and password, etc. in the relevant fields. Confirm the password by retyping it in the Retype Password box. The username and password will be provided by your ISP. You can give a name to the service (any name of your choice) if you want. This is an optional field, you can leave it blank if you want. The box next to MTU should be left as default. The last option saying Disconnect after minutes of the activity should be left unselected in most of the cases.
Review your settings. Recheck that you have entered all the information correctly. When done, click on the Apply Changes button to close the PPPoE screen. Exit out the router Setup screen.
It is a must check with your ISP whether it supports PPPoE connection or not.
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