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Re: Demand PPP

Michael Wardle wrote:
> On Wednesday, February 5, 2003 03:47, David Raeker-Jordan wrote:
> > I know that this question has been asked recently, but I obviously must be
> > missing something because I cannot get PPP to work on demand.
> I recently set up something similar on my home firewall box.
> Are you able to dial out using something like:
> # pppd call provider

Yes, I can dial my ISP using "pppd call provider"
> In my case, changing the script line from something like:
> connect "/usr/sbin/chat -v -f /etc/chatscripts/provider"
> to something like:
> connect "/etc/chatscripts/provider"
> made it work, however I think I'm currently using a modified wvdial script.
> I also had to add an entry:
> user <username>
> to make PAP authentication with my ISP work.
> Do the messages in /var/log/messages suggest that you have a firewall enabled?
I am using iptables and ipmasq; might that be preventing pppd from dialing
out? I got ipmasq working, but I am not very conversant with it.

> Sorry I don't have my exact configuration handy here.  I might be able to get 
> it and mail it to you later.

I'd be grateful for any assistance.

> Feel free to post most information, questions, or answers here, and I'll try 
> to help.

David Raeker-Jordan
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