The DVR receives a connection request from a PC on the LAN, authorizes the connection request and establishes a secure connection between the DVR and the PC.
If the connection has not been established, in accordance with the second protocol, a connection request unit makes a request to the server to establish the connection.
A connection request is detected.
The user's mobile station or computer transmits to the service provider's arrangement a connection request that contains an identification of the user placing the connection request.
According to the present invention, an initiating communication device enters a connection request mode responsive to a connection request input.
The login client can emulate a PPP login client so that a user’s interface is similar to a PPPoE client.
A subscriber login server is used for managing a subscriber login session.
During operation, the system receives a login request at a computer system, wherein the login request includes a username and a password.
A user device transmits a login request.
The secure connection is based upon an initial login identifying the user information in the user database (12) associated with the initial login details.