What type of connection do I have?

  s99Raj 20:53 19 Aug 2007
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I'm trying to setup a broadband wireless connection with ntlworld/VirginMedia and one of the first questions I get asked is what type of connection do I have?

The 4 options given are :
Static IP
Dynamic IP
PPTP
PPPoE

How am I supposed to know the answer to this, let alon know what they mean? There's no help in the user guide or accompanying CD.

P.S. I've posted this in the Networking section too, but no one seems to be replying.

  TopCat® 21:14 19 Aug 2007

then you should find this helpful. TC.

click here

  recap 21:15 19 Aug 2007

You will have a dynamic address

  mrwoowoo 21:16 19 Aug 2007

can you just try email support or phone teir helpline and ask?

  mrwoowoo 21:17 19 Aug 2007

oops,missed an h (O:!

  woodchip 21:18 19 Aug 2007

Your Connection if on a BT line is PPPoA, I know as I am on it

  s99Raj 21:21 19 Aug 2007

Thanks for that.
I don't have a BT line, but an ntl line so I probably have a Dynamic Address.

  woodchip 21:26 19 Aug 2007

other settings are
VPI/VCI ....0/38
Encapsulation.....VC MUX
QoS Class....UBR
PCR/SCR/MBS....4000/4000/10
Connect Type......Always Connected

  s99Raj 15:22 20 Aug 2007

Thanks for that Woodchip.

Where do you find these settings?

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