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Re: Question for PPP Users

On Sat 11 Jan 2003 19:58:22 +0000(-0600), John Hasler wrote:
> Pppconfig creates a resolv.conf file in /etc/ppp/resolv for each provider.
> The /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/0dns-up script moves /etc/resolv.conf out of the way
> and the appropriate file from /etc/ppp/resolv in when a ppp connection
> comes up. /etc/ppp/ip-down.d moves the original resolv.conf back when ppp
> goes down.  You can edit the files in /etc/ppp/resolv, customising them by
> adding search directives, etc.  This allows you to have a resolv.conf
> suitable for use when ppp is down, and one customized for each provider
> when ppp is up.
> Does anyone use this feature?  Would you have used it if you had known
> about it?


I used to use this to add a 'domain' entry when I dialled into former employer's network.


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