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Re: pppd dies immediately in kppp



Yes thanks,

noauth solves the problem.  however my debian distribution says not to change
this for some reason!  

Thanks again


On Fri, 15 Sep 2000, Glyn Millington wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 15, 2000 at 03:08:48PM +0000, thus spake Thomas Halahan:
> > 
> > I cannot get kppp to work.  After the handshake with my ISP, I can see it
> > connect, but the pppd daemon dies immediately.  I can connect with the 'pon'
> > command.
> > 
> > I get the following error with kppp: 
> > 
> > pppd: The remote system is required to authenticate itself
> > pppd: but I couldn't find any suitable secret (password) for it to use to do so.
> > pppd: (None of the available passwords would let it use an IP address.)
> 
> Have a look in your /etc/ppp/options file - somewhere it probably
> says somethng like this
> 
> ------------------------>  snip  <----------------------
> # Require the peer to authenticate itself before allowing network               
> # packets to be sent or received.                                               
> # Please do not disable this setting. It is expected to be standard in          
> # future releases of pppd. Use the call option (see manpage) to disable         
> # authentication for specific peers.                                            
> auth  
> ----------------------->  snip  <------------------------
> 
> try making it 
> 
> noauth
> 
> See if that helps..... If not change it back and ask again!
> 
> Glyn M
> 
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