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Description:

This article describes how an ADSL or VDSL connection implemented via an upstream DSL modem and using a VLAN ID can be set up on a Unified Firewall (PPPoE) and how this can be assigned to an Internet object on the desktop.



Requirements:
  • Web browser for configuring the Unified Firewall.

    The following browsers are supported:
    • Google Chrome
    • Chromium
    • Mozilla Firefox
  • Internet access via upstream DSL modem



Procedure:

1) Setting up the network connection for Internet access:

1.1) Open the configuration interface of the Unified Firewall in your browser, change to the menu Network -> Connections -> Network Connections and click on the chevron icon to enter the advanced view.



1.2) Delete the entry for the interface eth0.

    Info:
    By default the interface eth0 is set to DHCP .



1.3) Navigate to the menu Network -> Interfaces -> VLAN Interfaces and click on the “+” icon to create a new entry.



1.4) Enter the following parameters:
  • Master Interface: From the drop-down menu, select the interface eth0.
  • VLAN Tag: Enter the VLAN ID assigned to you by your provider.



1.5) Navigate to the menu Network -> Interfaces -> PPP Interfaces and click on the “+” icon to create a new PPP interface.



1.6) For Master Interface, select the VLAN Interface created in step 1.4.



1.7) Change to the menu Network -> Connections -> PPP Connections and click on the “+” icon under PPP Connections to create a new entry.



1.8) Enter the following parameters:
  • Name: Enter a descriptive name.
  • Interface: Select the PPP interface created in step 1.6.
  • Type: Check that the value is set to PPPoE.
  • Username: Enter Username for DSL dial-in assigned to you by your provider.
  • Password: Enter the password for DSL dial-in assigned to you by your provider.





2) Create a desktop object for the Internet connection:

2.1) Click the button to Create an Internet object.



2.2) Enter the following parameters:
  • Object Name: Enter a descriptive name.
  • Connections: From the drop-down menu, select the PPP Connection created in step 1.8 and click on the “+” icon to add the object.





3) Saving and activating the configuration steps:

3.1) Click on the Activate button to accept the changes and enable filtering.