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    Adjust custom settings

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    • Find out how to adjust custom setting when connecting to the Internet.

      In certain network environments, some settings may not be adjusted automatically by selecting [Easy]. Refer to the information below and also follow the on-screen instructions to adjust custom settings.

      Ethernet operation mode
      Specify the Ethernet data transfer rate and operation method. You can usually select [Auto-Detect].

      IP Address Setting
      Specify the method for obtaining an IP address when connecting to the Internet. The method varies depending on the Internet service provider you use.

      Automatic: Use the IP address allocated by the DHCP server.
      Manual: Enter the IP address manually.
      PPPoE: Connect to the Internet using PPPoE. Enter the user name and password supplied by your Internet service provider.

      DHCP host name
      Specify the DHCP server host name. You can usually select [Do Not Set].

      DNS Setting
      Specify the DNS server. The method varies depending on the Internet service provider you use.

      Automatic: System acquires the DNS server address automatically.
      Manual: Enter the DNS server address manually. Enter the IP addresses of the primary and secondary DNS servers that
      are supplied by your Internet service provider.

      MTU
      Specify the MTU value used when transmitting data. You can usually select [Automatic].

      Proxy Server
      Specify the proxy server to be used. You can usually select [Do Not Use].

      UPnP
      Enable or disable UPnP (Universal Plug and Play). You can usually select [Enable].

      Note:

      • If [UPnP] is set to [Disable], online communication may be restricted when using the voice / video chat feature or communication features in games.

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    • View Answer at http://uk.playstation.com/ps3/support/network/detail/linked224956/item433144/Adjust-custom-settings/
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