Windows Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples - v5.62, by Dr. Herong Yang
Wireless DSL Modem Gateway - Network View
This section provides a quick description of the home network and the PPP network. The modem acts a gateway to connect the home network to the PPP network.
If all computers and the DSL modem are connected correctly, the modem will use its default settings to form 2 networks to connect your computers to the Internet:
The modem also acts as the gateway to connect the home network to the Internet through the PPP network.
To explain to my friend on how one home computer communicates to the Internet, I drew this network picture:
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