RE: Non-root user executing pon
I ran pppconfig but found no option to add a ppp user. I had already made
the user a member of the dip and dialout groups.
From: André Dahlqvist [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Tuesday, July 25, 2000 8:18 PM
Subject: Re: Non-root user executing pon
On Tue, Jul 25, 2000 at 08:04:30PM -0500, R. D. Loga wrote:
> When a non-root user types pon at the prompt they get "Connect script
> failed". Pon works fine for the root user. I changed several file
> permissions to get this far. Do I have to change permissions on all
> the scripts in /etc/ppp/ip-up.d directory too? Is there an easy way
> to allow non-root users to use pon?
There sure is, just run pppconfig and choose to add a ppp user. Or you
could manually add that user to the "dip" group.
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