I found the
following information which says that in my day I had to use ELN/username
to log in. Since then they have changed it to email@example.com
Sorry to send you on a wild goose chase, but there is a small chance that
ELN/username will work for long time Earthlink customers.
> >> I use Earthlink as my ISP, and Earthlink tells me to I login as
> >> ELN/myid. This works fine with kppp or wvdial, but the Yast2
> >> configuration of kinternet (SUSE 8.0, fully updated) insists on
> >> changing this to ELNmyid, which of course doesn't work. FWIW, this
> >> was a manual configuration of the modem. It's a PCI-based unit on
> >> ttyS4 and could not be identified by YAST2 configuration (though it
> >> shows up properly on the hardware lists).
> >As a former user of Earthlink dialup, I can suggest this to you as it
> >was what I was told that is needed to log on their service. I use
> >their cable service now and still use the same for email and news
> >Instead of your ELN/yid thing that you have been using, try your email
> >address (firstname.lastname@example.org) and then your password as usual. I
> >believe you will find this gets you right in without any problems. I
> >was told they had stopped using the ELN thing sometime ago, probably
> >because they use Linux for their servers and the forward / is most
> >likely causing it to misbehave. So your login name now becomes your
> >email addy and the password remains the same.