Re: setting up a pppoe server
you can use pptpd (poptop).
But I prefer pppoe. The main thing is connectiong server to RADIUS
(freeradius) server. This RADIUS can use MYSQL. You can use web
scripts (PHP-using same MYSQL tables) to add users, set quote ... and
everything you want.
DO NOT use PAP authentication becouse passwords are sending plain
text. And everyone can start pppoe-server with your name and will
collect passwords of others !
On 6/21/05, Daniel Poulin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Alexander wrote:
> > Daniel Poulin wrote:
> >> Dear List,
> >> I know this might be slightly off-topic but I am working at an ISP an
> >> we want to setup a pppoe-server to offer new services for some of our
> >> custommers (something like a thousand). So I started looking on the
> >> net to find a software which I could install on a debian box and use
> >> this box as an acces concentrator.
> >> Unfortunately the only software I've found is rp-pppoe from roaring
> >> penguins and in the doc there is a statement saying that :
> >> "pppoe-server is meant mainly for testing PPPoE clients. It is not a
> >> high-performance server meant for production use."
> > I dont know about thousand clients , but in kernel mode it working
> > quite fine.
> > maybe this will help you.
> > http://wrath.geoweb.ge/pppoe-server.html
> >> So I was wondering if somebody could give me any pointers on what
> >> software/hardware I should use to do that.
> >> Kind regards,
> >> P.S. Sorry for my bad english
> Thank for the information. May I ask with how much clients you are
> using this ?
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