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Re: Xconsole vs "security"

Shaleh writes:
> If your password is in pap-secrets it is supposed to remain just that --
> a secret.  I never see my password come wizzing by on xconsole and I use
> pap too.  So, now we need to figure out why.  The \q only works in a
> chatscript.

pppd logs the username and password in the clear when using pap.  There is
a scheme for encrypting the password, but I've never tried it.  I guess I
should check it out.
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI

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