Note: the "Missing or incorrect information" window
displays if Remote Access is not yet installed.
If so, quit the Internet Setup Assistant and install Remote Access. The installer is in the Software Installers folder of the OS 9 CD.
You may need to select the "Ignore dial tone" box if:
Click on the right arrow. "The Configuration information" window then displays.
|Phone number||Blacksburg 808-4450 & 808-4494
Narrows 726-5017 & 5000
Narrows 726-6015 & 6025
Pearisburg 922-3067 & 3043
Pulaski 994-7015 & 7025
Radford 831-8016 & 8025
200-7741 (backup modem pool)
|Login name (user ID)||username
The "Domain Name Servers" window then displays.
Enter the following DNS addresses, on separate lines, in the first box:
Click the right arrow.
The next screen asks for you email account which is your username followed by @pob.blacksburg.net exampe email@example.com
under email host enter smtp.blacksburg.net
For newsgroup host computer enter news.blacksburg.net
Click on the right arrow until the "Conclusion" window displays.
Note: if you are using both ethernet and dial-up networking, please note that the Assistant automatically switches your TCP/IP connection from ethernet to PPP. Use the connection icon in the control strip, or the TCP/IP control panel (File | Configurations) to switch between the connections.
If you encounter any other problems with your Internet connection please
check the documentation for the software used before calling us. If you
installed any extra Internet Software on your Macintosh that was not supplied by either Apple you should seek support from the vendor
of that software directly. While we will do our best to be helpful we cannot guarantee support for such software.
OS 9 includes dial-up networking software and one or two Web browsers.
You may require additional software such as Telnet software for or
file transfer (ftp) software as noted below. Recommended software is available
Currently, changing your Blacksburg.Net password requires of email
program that supports the poppasswd (such as Eudora) or the use of
a telnet client.
FTP client software
While a browser is suitable for anonymous file transfers (downloads), you
may need an FTP client to upload and download software and data on servers
that require a valid user ID and password. Recommended FTP client software
is available on our download page: http://www.blacksburg.net/downloadsoftware