|Macintoshes running MacOS 8.5 through 9: Internet Setup Assistant
The Internet Setup Assistant is a utility that guides you, step
by step, through the network configuration
process. If you are running your Macintosh for the first time, the
Internet Setup Assistant will launch
automatically during the setup dialog process. Otherwise, you can launch
Internet Setup Assistant from its
alias in the Internet folder on your hard disk (the utility itself
is located in Internet->Internet Utilities).
LAUNCH INTERNET SETUP ASSISTANT
(Your Hard Disk->"Internet" Folder->Internet Setup Assistant alias)
Internet Setup Assistant guides you through a sequence of ten windows,
promting you for configuration
information in the following order:
name and connection type.
Name examples: "RiverNet".
2. IP address.
3. DNS addresses
and Domain Name.
Enter these DNS addresses, each on a separate line:
The domain name is rivnet.net
address and password (optional).
If you have an e-mail address, you can enter it (e.g., email@example.com)
and your account
password, but you can also choose to leave these fields blank. If you enter
this information, you
can change it later in the Internet control panel (Apple Menu->Control
account and host computer (optional).
If you have an e-mail account, you can enter your account (e.g., firstname.lastname@example.org)
outgoing mail server (e.g., mail.rivnet.net), but you can also choose to
leave these fields blank.
If you enter this information, you can change it later in the Internet
control panel (Apple
6. Newsgroup host
Enter news.rivnet.net or leave blank.
Select Go Ahead. Internet Setup Assistant closes and configures
the system with your settings.
If you are unable to make a network connection after completing this procedure,