With the discussion of PPPoE covered in Chapter 5, some of the information presented here is redundant. This is to be expected with two fairly similar technologies. However, in the interest of reducing the amount of page turning, some of the covered information is offered once again as review.
PPPoA is a technology based on the ability of the customer premises equipment (CPE) to offer a native Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)-capable interface as the provider-facing interface. As with PPPoE, the configuration is contingent on a number of additional elements being put in place.
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