Re: ip-up for each user?
Robbie Huffman wrote:
>On Mon, Apr 05, 1999 at 08:58:22AM +0100, Oliver Elphick wrote:
>> It sounds as if you should use diald to bring the link up automatically
>> whenever a program attempts to connect to an external site. My own
>> arrangement is for fetchmail to run whenever the link comes up, and for
>> cron to do a single ping from time to time to ensure that the link does
>> come up and collect mail, even if no-one is using it otherwise.
>What I'm looking for is your "arrangement" which allows for fetchmail to
>run when PPP is started. I'm guessing you just played with the systemwide
This is in /etc/diald/ip-up:
# Set the time and date
ntpdate -s -t 5 ntp2c.mcc.ac.uk ntp4.strath.ac.uk &
# Get mail
# Run the mail queue
I presume you could do the same in /etc/ppp/ip-up/<something>.
fetchmail won't allow 2 copies of itself to run, so you don't need to
worry about that.
Oliver Elphick Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk
Isle of Wight http://www.lfix.co.uk/oliver
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