Referencing Figure 10-10, the following sequence of steps is undertaken before a PPPoE session is established between the PPPoE client and the aggregator. The aggregator is simply a router within the DSL network that is used to establish the PPPoE session with clients, amongst other things. Beginning with the client Broadcast initiation packet, the steps are as follows:
- In the first step of the discovery phase, the PPPoE client broadcasts a PPPoE Active Discovery Initiating (PADI) packet. The PADI consists of one tag that indicates what service type it requests
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