By | May 7, 2019


The term PPPoE stands for the Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet. This protocol is specifically used to connect multiple users on an Ethernet Network in a local area. It is generally used in an office where many users share a common DSL line to connect with the internet. This protocol is used by the Internet Services Provides to regulate or manage the data usage by their subscribers. This protocol can also be seen as the combination of the Point-to-Point Protocol & the Ethernet Protocol. In this protocol, the PPP information is encapsulated in the Ethernet Frames to communicate over the internet. Here we will discuss this protocol in detail. Therefore the users can follow the article to get these details.


Working of Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet

The Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet works on the authentication of the pre-requisites. These pre-requisites include the Username & the Password as provided by the Internet Services Provided. The detailed working procedure is as follows.

When a device tries to connect with the internet using this protocol then the user has to submit the details of the Username & password as given by the ISP. After the successfull authentication of these details the ISP will provide the IP Addres ( to the device in return.

How to Enable Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet?

Most of the modern DSL routers support this protocol. The network admins can easily enable this protocol on the routers. For this, they must follow the procedure details as given below.

  • Access the admin panel of the router. you can also follow this link to access Admin Console.
  • Now go to the internet connection setup.
  • Click on PPPoE.
  • Enter the Username & Password data as available from the ISP.
  • Submit these details & click on Enable.
  • Now the protocol will be enabled on the router.

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