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How to set up PPPoE on a NGFW.

How to set up PPPoE on a NGFW.

Below is a sample configuration of a PPPoE configuration for a WAN DSL connection into an AR series NGFW.  This is not intended for use as a universally applicable template, but as a sample of a possible PPPoE configuration that has been tested and deployed.  Configuration parameters will vary based on your ISP's configuration requirements.

 
CONFIGURATIONCOMMENTS
  
zone WANconfigure a zone for external/public traffic
 network Internet 
  ip subnet 0.0.0.0/0 interface ppp0 
  
interface eth1enable PPP encapsulation on the physical WAN interface
 encapsulation ppp 0 
  
interface ppp0configure the virtual PPP interface per ISP parameters
 keepalive attempts 10 
 ip address negotiated [IP Address] 
 ppp username newcustomer@qwest.net 
 ppp password P@$$w0rd 
 ip tcp adjust-mss 1452adjust MSS to account for standard PPPoE MTU of 1492 bytes instead of 1500
  
ip route 0.0.0.0/0 ppp0set the default gateway to use the PPPoE interface
  
interface vlan100adjust MSS on the LAN network(s) to account for PPPoE MTU of 1492 bytes
 ip address 192.168.0.1/24instead of 1500
 ip tcp adjust-mss 1452 
 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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