2.6. Network Devices

All network devices connected to the system must be initialized before they can be used by a service. The detection and configuration of these devices is done in the module group Network Devices.

2.6.1. DSL, ISDN, Modem, or Network Card

To configure a DSL, ISDN, or network interface or a modem, select the appropriate module from the Network Devices section. For a device that is detected automatically, select it from the list then click Edit. If your device has not been detected, click Add and select it manually. To edit an existing device, select it then click Edit. For more detailed information, see Section 18.4, “Configuring a Network Connection with YaST” (↑Reference). For wireless network interfaces, see Chapter 34, Wireless Communication (↑Reference).

[Tip]CDMA and GPRS Modems

You can configure supported CDMA and GPRS modems as regular modems in the YaST modem module.

2.6.2. Fax

Configure a fax system with Network Devices+Fax. Set up the fax system for one or more users, but each user must have a unique fax number. When adding or editing users, configure the username, fax numbers, outgoing MSN, station ID, headline, and desired action.

2.6.3. Phone Answering Machine

Configure your SUSE Linux system to function as a telephone answering machine with Network Devices+Phone Answering Machine. Configure it for one or more users, but each user must have a unique telephone number. When adding or editing users, configure the username, telephone numbers, delay, duration, and desired action. Assign a PIN (personal identification number) to provide the user with remote access to the machine.