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Re: re-worded(newbie) Need help on Static IP

On Sun, 25 Jul 1999, Bill wrote:

> I need to setup the server to allocate an IP for a user whom is dialing in,
> so each time they dial in they get the same IP number.

edit /etc/ppp/options.ttyXX
where XX is S0/S1/whatever the port he dials in on is.

Then, put:


there, with server-ip being replaced with your IP, and his-ip with the
static IP you wish to give him.

Just realized that this will give each _modem_ a static IP, not each user.
The user authentication, iirc, happens _after_ the options file is
processed, so ...

Hope this helps,

Sanjeev "Ghane" Gupta			Tel: +91(11) 6941831, 6946619
Eurolink Systems Ltd			Fax: +91(11) 6943732
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