Re: kppp fails authentication for normal user
A Dimarts 11 Març 2003 20:39, Achim Bohnet va escriure:
> FWIW: I installed kppp on a host running KDE 2.2.2 and there kppp is
> setuid root and setgid dip
> chandra(0) ~ # l /usr/bin/kppp
> -rwsr-xr-- 1 root dip 447528 Jan 6 16:12 /usr/bin/kppp
> chandra(0) ~ # dpkg -l kppp | tail -1
> ii kppp 2.2.2-14.6 PPP dialer for KDE
> chandra(0) ~ #
> On 3.1 it's only setgid dip
> lapmara ~ # l /usr/bin/kppp
> -rwxr-sr-- 1 root dip 416648 Jan 19 17:43 /usr/bin/kppp
> lapmara ~ # dpkg -l kppp | tail -1
> ii kppp 3.1.0-0woody2 KDE dialer and frontend to pppd
> I have no analog modem at hand now to test if this fixes the problem.
IFAI no. I had a lot of problems. I had to do both approaches.
> > I had two approaches:
> > 1) Copy the user/passwd to chap/pap-secrets. (Achim idea)
> > 2) Add the user to the dip and adm group. Kppp need to read
> > /var/log/messages (Ralf pointed)
> I added to /etc/syslog.conf
> local2.* -/var/log/syslog.ppp
> chgrp dip /var/log/syslog.ppp
> Strange is: now all files are group adm again. Maybe one has to tweek
> syslog a bit more so group dip is also used for new files.
> But having acces to pppd messages in /var/log is not really necessary.
> It's just nice to get a grep ppd with a single click ;)
> > Finally it works for me, but manually I had to add the resolv.conf
> > parameters of the connexion to the /etc/resolf.conf, because, I didn't
> > had DNS.
> Didn't 'usepeerdns' help?
What is this?
> > I think that is a nighmare to conf kppp in debian.
> Once upon a time it was easier :(
Tell me why???
Well, I think that we have to do something to resolve it.
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