Setting up a PPP link involves a set of discrete tasks, which includes planning tasks and other activities that are not related to PPP. This chapter explains how to plan for the most common PPP links, for authentication, and for PPPoE.
The task chapters that follow Chapter 16, Planning for the PPP Link (Tasks) use sample configurations to illustrate how to set up a particular link. These sample configurations are introduced in this chapter.
Topics that are covered include the following: