Re: Problem with ppp-2.3.3-5 and authentication
On 6/5/98 1:18 AM Bill Leach wrote:
>My question would be, if Mr. Whitwell's machine is using PAP, are the
>entries in the ppp/pap-secrets file correct? AFAIK for the PAP
>authentication to work (I don't use PAP but have used CHAP), the
>Username, password, and IP address (or address range) have to match.
[Mr. Whitwell speaks]
I think they're OK. In "/etc/ppp/pap-secrets" I have:
* <hostname> ""
which the installation script put in, and which I haven't changed
(<hostname> is, of course, the name of the machine being dialed-up).
I basically haven't changed anything from the default mgetty and ppp
In "/etc/ppp/options", I uncommented an "ms-dns" line and added our DNS.
I copied "/etc/options.ttyXX" to "/etc/ppp/options.ttyS1" and changed it
to read "<hostname>:<serial-port-ip>". Both of these are in our DNS.
In "/etc/mgetty/login.config" I have:
/AutoPPP/ - a_ppp /usr/sbin/pppd auth -chap +pap login
which is unchanged from the installation (I don't seem to be having any
problems with mgetty in any case).
The client machines (that dial the Linux box) are a mix of Mac (running
OT/PPP 1.0.1) and Windows 95 machines. Both have worked before with the
previous ppp (I think it was 2.2.0-f-<mumblemumble>).
Can anyone see anything that I've missed. I'd be thankful for any
further comments anyone can make.
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