[svlug]PPP Dial-in setup

Alvin Oga alvin at planet.fef.com
Thu Apr 27 17:56:19 PDT 2000

hi ya ray/mike

heres the "stuff" you are referring too...

	- just a bunch of stuff to check...
	( unmodified since eons ago )

c ya

> Ray Olszewski wrote:
> There are several ways to do it, depending on (a) which *getty your system
> uses and (agetty and mgetty are both options) (b) how you want to
> authenticate connections (userid/password, CHAP, PAP). The only actual
> example I have around is ancient, a system I set up 6 years ago using agetty
> on Slackware. There's a short section on setting up PPP "servers" toward the
> end of the PPP HowTo. Alvin Oga used to have a sample mgetty-based server
> script posted, but I've forgotten the URL.
> Let me know if you want me to send you (privately; it's a bit much for the
> list) the old example I have. Or it might be easier if you describe what
> you're trying to do; then perhaps I or another can spot the "something real
> simple" you're missing.
> At 10:37 AM 4/27/00 -0400, Mike Spraggins wrote:
> >
> >Linux Brethren,
> >
> >I've never needed to set my server up as a dial-in server with PPP, but
> >now I do and I'm having some problems.  
> >
> >I'm running Redhat 5.0 (been working fine!) and have an external modem
> >on COM2.  I can dial into the system, login and get to the shell, but
> >can't seem to get a PPP connection established.  I have a single
> >business user that needs to access the internet through my box, nothing
> >complicated.  They are using Windows 98 dial-up networking.  The problem
> >is definitely on the server side.
> >The server is co-located at my ISP's location currently hosting email
> >and web traffic on the net.
> >
> >I've gone through the manuals and net resources but I must be missing
> >something real simple.  Can anyone advise what files, scripts etc. need
> >to be in place (with examples if possible) to get this working?
> ------------------------------------"Never tell me the odds!"---
> Ray Olszewski                                        -- Han Solo
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