I have already written that How to Configure Dialup Connection in Fedora Linux Operating System and How to Install Huawei Data Card Driver in a Linux Fedora OS. Today, In this article, I am going to show How to Configure Dialup Connection In Redhat Linux and Other Linux Distribution.

 

How to Configure Dialup Connection In Redhat Linux and Other Linux Distribution :

 

1. Make sure pppconfig has been installed on the current system.

2. Now, to make a dialup connection, Open the Terminal tool and change the user into root. (command is : sudo su)

Changing user as root in Linux
Changing user as root in Linux

3. Now enter the password of root and hit enter from keyboard to login to root user.

4. Enter the shell command “pppconfig”, and then click “Enter” button.

pppconfig
pppconfig

5. Now, Select “Create Create a Connection” item on the Main Menu.

Select Create Create a Connection
Select Create Create a Connection

6. Enter the provider name of your ISP (e.g. Uninor, Airtel  etc). Or you can make the default for it.

Enter Provider Name
Enter Provider Name

7. Select “Use dynamic DNS” item on the Configure Nameservers panel.

Use Dynamic DNS
Use Dynamic DNS

8. On the Authentication Method for provider panel, you can select PAP or CHAP for your need. For default, it is PAP.

PAP or CHAP
PAP or CHAP

9. Enter the User Name given to you by your ISP. By default, you can enter the user name of you current Linux system for it.

Enter the username
Enter the username

10. Enter the password given to you by your ISP. By default, you can enter the password of the current Linux system user name.

Password of ISP
Password of ISP

11. Make the default settings for the modem port speed (Default speed of modem port is 115200).

Modem Port Speed
Modem Port Speed

12. You can make the default settings for the method of dialing is “Tone”.

Defult setting modem modem dialing
Defult setting modem modem dialing

13. Enter the Phone Number given to you by your ISP. In generally, it is *99# for WCDMA or GSM and #777 for CDMA.

Dialup Phone Number
Dialup Phone Number

14. Select “Yes” on the Choose Modem Config Method panel.

Choose Modem Config Method
Choose Modem Config Method

15. Select the item of “Manual Enter the port by hand”.

Manual Enter the port by hand
Manual Enter the port by hand

16. Enter the name of the modem port on the current Linux system. In general, the name of modem is /dev/ttyUSB_utps_modem.

Name of the Modem Port
Name of the Modem Port

17. Check your settings on the “Properties of provider” panel. If it is all right, then select the item of “Finished Write files and return to main menu”.

Check the settings
Check the settings

18. Click “OK” on the Finished panel.

Finished Window
Finished Window

19. Now select the item of “Quit Exit this ultility” on the Main Menu panel.

Quit Exit the Utility
Quit Exit the Utility

20. Enter the shell command as shown in the below image and then press “Enter” button (echo -e “AT+CGDCONT=1,”IP”,”uninor”r” > /dev/ttyUSB_upts_modem).

Network Configuration
Network Configuration

Note: The string “uninor” is the apn name and it changes from one operator to the other.

21. After you finished the dialing up settings for the data card modem, you can execute the command of “pon” on the terminal. And then the modem will dial up to connect with Network.

executing pon command
executing pon command

22. If you want to disconnect, you can execute the command of “poff” on the Terminal, and then click “Enter”.

poff command
poff command

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