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Questions tagged [dialup]

for questions about Dial-up Internet access, which is an old form of Internet access that uses the facilities of the public switched telephone network (PSTN) to establish a connection to an Internet service provider (ISP) by dialing a telephone number on a conventional telephone line.

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Assigning static IP addresses to dialin PPP users on Cisco IOS

I have a Cisco router running IOS 15.3 serving as a dial-in PPP endpoint for a handful of modems. I am using local authentication and a local IP pool to hand out dynamic IP addresses to the callers; ...
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What is a “rotary dialer” in the context of dialup connections?

Some friends and I have discussed setting up a PPP dialup Internet gateway (solely for private use) for fun/nostalgia purposes. I've been reading through the Linux-PPP Howto at TLDP (old, I know, but ...
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Does a dial-up modem support multiple users?

Since I have never worked with a dial-up modem, I was wondering if it created an internet connection for only one user, a point-to-point connection, or if it also supported multiple users.