Re: MSN access with wvdial not working.
* Abner Gershon (firstname.lastname@example.org) [010528 21:07]:
> So as not to turn this into a why I should be using
> another internet access provider forum let me explain
> that I recently purchased a Dell computer that came
> with a free year of MSN dial up access so that is what
> I am using for now. I configured wvdial with my
> correct user name and password and phone number; at
> least the same displayed on my windows dial-up
> application. But it doesn't seem to be able to login
> to the MSN network. I can't quote the error message
> now. Are there any known bugs using wvdial to access MSN.
I believe MSN uses a proprietary or "extended" form of either PAP or
CHAP authentication so you may not be able to get it to work at all.
Have you tried specifying PAP auth method and if that doesn't work, then
try CHAP ??