Re: Verizon DSL

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On Sat, Sep 11, 2004 at 07:24:53AM -0700, Austin Isler wrote:
> Mike Burger wrote:

> >Yeah, and the modem (which is actually a router/firewall) stored the 
> >authentication information.  The modem is doing the PPPoE authentication 
> >for him.
> >
> >Net result...PPPoE and authentication is still required, it's just not 
> >happening on the PC end.

> Listen, I have Verizon DSL and I have no authentication. I never put any 
> info into my router either. The router asked me if I needed a login, I 
> chose NO. Here I am today connected to the net.

Verizon offers both PPPoE and simple DHCP connectivity.  It depends on
whether you are in former Bell Atlantic or former GTE territory.  I have
DHCP connectivity, but other VOL users have PPPoE.  It's a complex

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