hello, im helping my friend with his router and internet connection his router is a DLINK DSL-504T and hes using woosh wireless. he uses a PPPoE to get onto the internet. but he cant connect moer than one computer to the internet at once. which is really annoying cause he has a router.. i tryed entering his PPPoE settings into the router PPPoE settings but it doesnt connect... and if the PPPoe on the router worked, would he still have to connect through the PPPoe by clicking his connection under network settings, or would the router automatically dish out internet access to all DHCP clients. i really need some awnsers... this thing is really buggin me :(
The problem you've probably run into is that the DLink is an ADSL modem/router by default it expects the WAN interface (ie: the cable to the internet) to be the ADSL phone line rather than one of the network switch ports.
There may be a setting in the router to use LAN port #1 as a WAN port, have a look for that.
The Woosh wireless modem will need to be connected by ethernet network cable to the router LAN port that is acting as the WAN port (not USB to the router or USB to the PC).
Settings in the router for PPPoE to the Woosh modem should be something like this, if I remember correctly (replace username and password with the correct values):
hey thanks alot for the help, i think what your saying is the problem.. the woosh modem cable is being pluged straight into one of the router ports. but im really lost. all the acronyms are new to me... what would it be called? theres a list of adsl settings there, but i cant see anything that says chnge port to use adsl.
Had a quick look at the 504T pdf manaul, can't see an option for what you need.
You'll probably have to look at a router (that does not include an ADSL modem) like the Linksys WRT54GL or Asus WLG 520G that has a network port for WAN (the Dlink 504T only has a phone jack port for ADSL for the WAN).
The DLink 504T only has ADSL phone jack and LAN ports. As far as I can tell there is no setting in the admin ui to change a LAN port into a WAN port.