Re: Problem with ppp-2.3.3-5 and authentication
Oops...forgot to change some configs. to show my new
e-mail address. I also left out something in the reply,
below! Read on.
> > Dear All,
> > I've only just joined this list, so I don't know if this has been
> > discussed before. I'm using ppp-2.3.3-5 and mgetty-1.1.14-1 to run a
> > one-modem dialup. Everything works just fine until pppd goes to verify
> > the username/password, which always fails with "PAP authentication
> > failure for <username>". I've verified the username/password and they're
> > valid. Can someone give me some pointers on where to look next or what
> > the problem might be?
> From the error message you are receiving, it appears that your
> ISP is using PAP authentication.
> Try putting a timeout line (e.g., TIMEOUT 45) right after the
> "ATDT..." line in your chatscript file,
And comment-out all lines after that. *Remove your password
from the password line* in the chatscript or provider file (depending
on whether you run bo or hamm), because the one in your pap-secrets should
do the trick, and you don't want to defeat the purpose of it!
Let us know if this doesn't work. ...terrible sorry I left out
the most important info the first time.
>then enter your username
> and password in the pap-secrets file as shown in the documentation
> (docs in the pap-secrets file might be sufficient). Try it, and
> see what happens. Make sure the permissions on the pap-secrets
> file (and on the /etc/ppp directory) remain tight.
> Tell us if I am wrong, old timers. I'm still a newbie. ;-)
> New Address: email@example.com
> > Thanks,
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