Re: Problem dialing in w/AutoPPP/PAP! Help!
It took me some time to get dial-in ppp working as well.
In pap-secrets I has to adjust the following line.
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From: Gergely Madarasz <email@example.com>
To: Peter Gervai <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: Jeff Noxon <email@example.com>; firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Wednesday, January 14, 1998 4:53 PM
Subject: Re: Problem dialing in w/AutoPPP/PAP! Help!
>On Wed, 14 Jan 1998, Peter Gervai wrote:
>> On Wed, 14 Jan 1998, Jeff Noxon wrote:
>> > > > pppd: pppd 2.3.2 started by LOGIN, uid 0
>> > > [...]
>> > > > pppd: rcvd [PAP AuthReq id=0x1 user="pierre"
>> > > > pppd: PAP authentication failure for pierre
>> > > > pppd: sent [PAP AuthNak id=0x1 "Login incorrect"]
>> > > > pppd: sent [LCP TermReq id=0x2 "Authentication failed"]
>> > >
>> > > Still no luck, but I started to suspect something about PAM... 2.2.0f
>> > > not use PAM, 2.3.2 seems to do so.... any ideas?
>> > I've tried with and without PAM (by not using the ppp-pam package).
>> > It made no difference.
>> So did I. But I still remember when last time tried the new upstream
>> version (2.3.xx) and this PAP auth from passwd NEVER EVER worked.
>This if from the 2.3.xx pppd manpage:
> login Use the system password database for authenticating
> the peer using PAP, and record the user in the sys-
> tem wtmp file. Note that the peer must have an
> entry in the /etc/ppp/pap-secrets file as well as
> the system password database to be allowed access.
>Madarasz Gergely email@example.com
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