About WAN and PPPoE
If your ISP uses VLAN as well:
I was unable to ever get past the "checking internet connection" message. I actually ended up calling the ISP about my bill and learned my discount was about to end because they are under new ownership. So they are offering 1 year deal for faster service at less cost than I pay now. So I'll do that instead. I appreciate the help here, great forum!
As we got our resolution here, I'm going to mark this thread as resolved. I'll be locking this thread if we won't hear back from you in 24 hrs. Should that happen, feel free to create a new one if you have more questions or have other concerns in the future.