By | April 29, 2019


The term PPPoE stands for Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet. This is a technology for encapsulating Point-to-Point frames in  Ethernet frames. This protocol is used with the DSL Services in which a user connects with the router or modem using ethernet. Thus we can say that this protocol is helpful for the Internet Services Providers to manage the internet connection of individual users. The modern router comes with the support of this protocol. Many ISPs also provide the modem to the users which supports this protocol. Here we will discuss this protocol in depth. So the users must check the article to get these details.


How Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet Works?

Whenever a user tries to connect the device using this model, the user will need to have a username & password which is provided by the ISP. The ISP will authenticate the internet connection for the device using the password & username. After the authentication of the credentials, the device will get an active internet connection. These credentials will be available to the user on request from the ISP. Generally, the ISP provides these credentials to individual subscribers.

How to enable PPPoE on a Router?

The network admin can easily enable the model on the router. User will need the admin access to the router admin panel for the activation of this protocol. The admin will also have to get the PPPoE username & password from the ISP to activate this protocol. If the user has these details then the user must follow the procedure as given below to access this protocol on the router.

  • Open the admin panel of the router by following Admin Login.
  • Now go to the internet connection settings.
  • Open link to PPPoE protocol.
  • Enter username & password as given by ISP.
  • Click on enable.

The device should be connected with the router using an ethernet cable

The router will now reboot to access this protocol. If the users have some doubts then they can ask questions from the comments section.

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