Power MAC internet setup for Redbird
Requirements: 9600 BPS or higher modem FreePPP 2.6.2 MacTCP in
your control panel or Open Transport in your Mac's System Folder.
Open Transport will not work with operating systems
prior to 7.5. Special Note: If you have Macintosh System 7.5.3, you will have Network
Software Selector on your hard drive. This utility selects whether or not you wish to use
Open Transport or the older MacTCP. You absolutely cannot have both MacTCP and Open
Transport in your System Folder at the same time. If you choose to use Open Transport
(recommended), the Network Software Selector will make MacTCP invisible. If you choose to
use MacTCP, the Open Transport software will be disabled.
Click on the telephone icon in the menu bar. If it doesn't
appear in the menu bar, it should be in the control strip at the bottom left of your
Click on the telephone icon in the menu bar to select "Open
Enter Redbird for the server name
Enter the local access number 419-947-6707.
Enter your username.
Enter your password (case sensitive).
Click "Connection" and select a speed for your modem.
(usually either 38,400 or 57,600)
Select "CTS & RTS (DTR) for flow control.
In the modem init field you can enter AT&F or AT&F1. (If your modem fails to
respond, or you get PPP timeout, try using the other string).
Check to see your modem is turned on first and is hooked up
correctly. Restart your Mac, then click on "OpenPPP Connection" in the menu bar.
You are now ready to connect to Redbird.